The Refusal To Acknowledge Failure, the Refusal to Confront Success
It might help if Americans and their leaders were to show less arrogance and more understanding of themselves and their place in history. Perhaps more than any other people, Americans display a consistent amnesia concerning their own past, as well as the history of those around them.
This is a tease. Go read the whole article. There's nothing I can say about it that it doesn't say better. Really.