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Is Mitt Romney’s love for America a Mormon thing?

When it comes to American exceptionalism, Mitt Romney is going all in. His book “No Apology: The Case for American Greatness” is a love song to the idea that this country merits “the protection of Providence” and has a singular “calling” to be a beacon for freedom. A major theme for him on the campaign trail is the nation’s divine destiny, a heritage Romney said has made him “stand a little taller, a little straighter” when overseas.
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We don't need more cheerleading in America

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 years ago)

In his book, No Apology: The Case for American Greatness, Mitt Romney proclaims his fealty to American Exceptionalism, an idea quickly becoming an article of faith among the right. For Romney, this idea is not about American values ... Read Post

The Romney Doctrine

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

by Patrick Appel Ackerman reads Mitt Romney's No Apology: The Case For American Greatness so you don't have to: There are two salient global facts Romney never considers in his book. The first is that it is actually possible to... Read Post

Romney's Big Lie, Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Larison gets into the mindset behind Mitt's "Obama apologizes for America" nonsense: This rhetoric about apologies and other conservatives’ charges that Obama didn’t believe in American exceptionalism were never meant to refer to an... Read Post


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