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<a href="http://www.nervy.net/archives/000011.html#000011">This entry</a> at <a href="http://www.nervy.net">Breakfast of Champions</a> quotes an article of the aboved title from the magazine <a href="http://www.granta.com">Granta</a> written by <a href="http://www.duke.edu/literature/Dorfman.html">Dorfman</a>.
It is an almost perfect metaphorical description of what the United States seems like to most of us from other parts of the world. It explains our apprehension towards embracing the universal "American" values (an oxymoron in itself), and our love for the underdog, the less conspicuous, the humble of heart.
Read it, it is wonderfully written.

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