Saturday, April 21, 2012
The American Myth Machine And It's Disquiets
"The national "myth" elevates, exaggerates and aggrandizes the people's own self-regard." Bingo! No small addition to which was accomplished with much fanciful fanfare and grateful tears in Jan, 2009, when "we" inaugurated the "First Black American President," thereby reifying yet another mythic, egalitarian trope constituent of the"American dream": Anyone can grow up to be president!