By Stephen Colbert
Publication shop country, within the background of mankind there hasn't ever been a better state than the USA. you may say we're the number one country at being the simplest at greatness.
But as excellent as the United States is in each method, the USA is damaged! And we can't alternate it simply because we're 236 years prior the 30-day go back window. glance around--we don't make something anymore, we've mortgaged our destiny to China, and the Apologist-in-Chief is going on international excursions simply to bow prior to international leaders. Worse, the L.A. 4 Seasons lodge doesn't also have a committed telephone button for the Spa. you need to dial an extension! the place did we lose our way?!
It's excessive time we restored the USA to the greatness it by no means lost!
Luckily, the USA back will singlebookedly pull this kingdom again from the edge. It gains every little thing from chapters, to web page numbers, to fonts. masking subject's starting from healthcare ("I shudder to imagine the place we'd be with no the big variety of pharmaceuticals to regard our maladies, comparable to think-shuddering" ) to the economic system ("Life is giving us lemons, and we're delivery them to the chinese language to make our lemon-flavored leadonade" ) to nutrients ("Feel loose to deep fry this book-it's a wealthy resource of fiber" ), Stephen provides the US the dose of fact it must come again on target.
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America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert