We need to move past the idea that a critical evaluation of our country's past (and its present, for

We need to move past the idea that a critical …

We need to move past the idea that a critical evaluation of our country's past (and its present, for that matter) means we are anti-American or unpatriotic. We can be proud of our country and its many positive features and noble ideas while still pointing out where we as a nation have come up short or been plainly wrong.

Wayne Gordon