Voices: Why I’m embarrassed to be an American while studying abroad
By Alexandra Villarreal, Columbia University April 5, 2016 | USA Today (Please see)
I may have come to some of the same conclusions in my dorm room in New York City as I have in Madrid, but I don’t think I would have come to all of them. I’ve gleaned a lot from talking to my Spanish friends about politics, from being around internationals, and from seeing our global weight on every street, where Starbucks and McDonald’s line every corner. And I’ve learned that people don’t necessarily respect the United States, and that their opposition to our nation may be well-founded.
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And before you wonder about her political philosophy, note the Columbia U. Sounds like another liberal trying to come to grips with reality, if you ask me. That can be a very dangerous proposition. Sorry for the necessary speculation.
Welcome to shades of reality, 2016. Careful now, not too much truth …it has caustic side-effects.