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The Examined Life

The below-average American

By Joshua Glenn
Globe Staff / February 15, 2004

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THE ANTI-US SENTIMENT we've heard from Old Europe since the Bush administration decided to go it alone against terrorism has often distinguished between America (mostly bad) and Americans (mostly not-so-bad). American critics of America, though, tend to be less polite. As "Mencken's America" (Ohio), a forthcoming selection of H.L. Mencken's columns, demonstrates, the booboisie-baiter regarded the majority of his fellow ... (Full Article: 254 Words)

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