Patriotism

Raise the Stars and Stripes High

Barack Obama's election sparks new-found patriotic zeal from the Left.

Critic Ben Brantley's Anti-Bush Theatrics

I must have been out sick those days: "The days when criticism of Mr. Bush could be censured as unpatriotic may be long gone..."

Times Reporter: OK to Be Proud of America Now

Helene Cooper on the "suddenly hip" D.C.: "It's even cool to wave the Stars and Stripes."

McCain Attacks on "Obama's Patriotism" Making "Old Advisers Wince"

David Kirkpatrick on McCain: "His campaign has pelted his rival with attacks that make some of his old advisers wince, like questioning Mr. Obama's patriotism or tying him to 'a domestic terrorist.'"

Boston Globe Publishes Slain Soldier's Blog

Entry expresses his pride in America and his reasons for serving.

Another Day, Another Republican Attacking "Obama's Patriotism"

The Times claims John McCain "initiated a series of attacks on Senator Barack Obama's patriotism..." - but again fails to back up the charge with a single example.

Conservatives Making "Racially Tinged Remarks" Against Obama

Reporter Patrick Healy: "McCain advisers also say they are wary of unleashing allies to attack Mr. Obama, given how some conservatives have overstepped and been criticized for racially tinged ...

The Expatriots

What do you call a person whose heart has long since departed these shores, but who lacks the courage, integrity or self-awareness to renounce his citizenship, and continues to bedevil his ...

Obama Breaks with Radical Church - After Conservatives Question Patriotism?

What more can the poor man do? "Now that Mr. Obama has addressed his ties to the church and pastor in a long speech and fully broken with both, it is not clear what else he can say or do to ...

GOP Again Challenging Dem Patriotism - But Where's the Times' Evidence?

Robin Toner's still whining about Michael Dukakis: "[In 1988] the Republicans used the symbols of nationhood (notably, whether schoolchildren should be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance) ...
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