The following is excerpted from Jon Davis’s reply to the question, Why are some Americans so sensitive to criticism of their country? on Quora. It is over 6000 words long, but is the best and most concise answer to the anti-American crowd I’ve ever read.
As Ken Hamblin used to say on his radio show, “Pick a better country”.
A historian has written an article posted at Real Clear History, “Pontiac’s Rebellion and Small Pox as a Weapon.” The author is referring to an Indian War (1763-66) that occurred on the heals of the French-Indian War (1754-63). The purpose of the article, it seems, is to condemn the British and Americans for their mistreatment of …
Source: How History Gets Rewritten