The War Over Patriotism. By Peter Beinart. Time, June 26, 2008. NJBR, January 28, 2013.
As we got busy preparing for Fourth of July festivities, this question popped into my head: Are conservatives more patriotic than other Americans? If you were a foreigner spending some time in the USA, getting news from the mass media and just talking to people, you might easily get that impression – especially around the Fourth, when conservatives seem to be the ones most likely to display those big American flags.