Clearly, patriotism in America refers to the political aspect of our lives.
It is taboo to criticize the Iraq War and the motives for going into it.
But patriotism does not apply to the economic aspect of our lives. General Electric plans to close an engine factory in Wisconsin and move hundreds of jobs to Canada.
That is a profit motive and slips under the radar of patriotism.
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