America is bad.
“Patriotism threatens free speech with death. . . . It despises people of foreign birth. . . In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder? Who are we calling terrorists here?”
Source: 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America â€“ (And Al Franken Is #37), by Bernard Goldberg, 2005, page 107.