On American unexceptionalism. Here’s a Washington Post article this week making the similar-but-different comparison I make about Obama’s and Romney’s views on American exceptionalism. Both men sound more like Douglas than Lincoln. I hope we get past this self-congratulatory rhetoric one day soon.

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By Peter

After stints as a trial lawyer and a church worker, Peter Stephens has settled in as a Virginia high school English teacher. Peter has read several books and poems. He wrote none of the posts below filed under "Passages." Click the link at the end of each post to see it in the context of the author's original post.