American Myths

American Myths[1]

1) Free Market Capitalism exists in the United States.
2) The United States is a functioning Representative Constitutional Democratic Republic.
3) America vis a vis its foreign policy attempts to promote freedom and democracy abroad.
4) American Exceptionalism is a fact.
5) The United States is at constant risk of being attacked by Jihadi-based Terrorists.
6) The Media or Third Estate is a watchdog over government.

[1] In this context “myth” should be understood to be a popularly embraced falsehood.