Daily Archives: July 4, 2011

The Great Experiment

As we celebrate the 235th anniversary of our independence, Dan Conover at Xark offers a thoughtful reminder of America’s iterative approach to our government and society, especially in the context of elements of our current political discourse, which often is limited to soundbites about the Founding Fathers. I have always preferred the United States’s characterization as “The Great Experiment” because it is, to me at least, the most accurate — for better or worse.