Today, I realized this: every situation that I have seen in person or on TV that inspires a crowd to chant bellow USA! USA! USA!

…is disgusting.

Photo by Eric Draper, Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library via Wikimedia

We don’t seem to maintain a difference between patriotism and nationalism.  And nationalism is like craft beer: hugely overrated, and always leaves a bitter aftertaste.