America has always been a hypocritical nation. For example, the Founding Fathers built the Land of the Free with slavery.
Later on Americans fought World War II to make the world safe for Joseph Stalin and Communism. Then fought the Cold War to protect the world from their so-called World War II allies: the Communists.
Today, Congress gives hundreds of billions of dollars away to the rich while blocking a $15 an hour minimum wage for working people. Worse, members of Congress cannot understand why ordinary Americans hate them.