Who came up with "American Exceptionalism"?
"American Exceptionalism": I had assumed the phrase been around for awhile. To a few of the GOP candidates it seems to be nothing more than the motto, "never explain, never apologize", which sounds pretty arrogant, egotistical, ignorant, and anti-internationalistic.
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For me the most exceptional thing about the US is our Constitution, its protections, focus on the rule of law, and its guarantee of a smooth and regular turnover in power. No other nation has enjoyed the benefits of a similar revolutionary document for so long. That is exceptionalism.