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Patriotism

Because it was eloquent and intelligent, and points back to our history as a nation, here is Barack Obama’s speech on patriotism.

transcript.

It can be boiled down to this quote he used: “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.” -Mark Twain

And American patriotism is known for being about dissent and perfecting a imperfect place. It’s about fighting for those core values written in the founding documents, even though they were not made into action from the start.

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