Obama remembers the old tune with new lyrics

Interesting that the President remembered atheists in his speech today but made no mention of Native Americans.  He even invoked westward expansion as though it were a guiltless pursuit.  In more than one section of his address he rearticulated the national story of itself as a hard-working people whose position in the world is magically disconnected from the imperial projects of expansion and transnational capitalism.

Just saying….

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