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Why do so many Americans consider themselves more patriotic than thou?
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By Pat Cunningham
Oct. 22, 2013 5:15 p.m.



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Something I ran across today on the subject of American patriotism brought to mind this blog post of a few months ago:

Most of us 60 percent, according to a poll of a few years ago consider ourselves just as patriotic as the next guy. But fully one-third of Americans say they are more patriotic than most other people. Forty-three percent of Republicans and 51 percent of self-described Tea Party types feel that way.

This sense of superior patriotism is also far more common among senior citizens than among younger folks. Its also far more common among people ...

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