American Exceptionalism is Alive and Well

America is exceptional.  We are different.  We are, simply put - the best.  How dare I so brazenly assert such a thing?  Surely there are many areas of human endeavor where some person with a national origin other than the United States has surpassed his American counterpart?  Surely, there are foreign institutions which, can be argued, are superior to the American version.  … [Read more...]