Old-fashioned, new-fangled. Excitable.
So am I a chump? Maybe. But I’d honestly rather be an idealistic chump who believes in this country than an angry cynic with a few hundred thousand more dollars in the bank.
… the essentially cult-like nature of U.S. culture and the structured ignorance that accompanies it. America is a nation eaten by its own myth. The entire idea of America is about believing impossible things. Nobody said those things had to be benign.