"People get so much of their politics listening to other people rant and rave on the radio, sitting alone in a car, or reading somebody’s blog. And The Star Spangled Banner is one of those rare moments when we sing a song together which means more for all of us joining in. We share a common tone and a fondness for jokes, a love of American landscape, and we are a union.
I love this country. Which is one of those dumb discoveries a man makes. "