"We're still getting used to feeling patriotic."
"Ladies and gentlemen, our national commercial."
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"Who ever thought patriotism could be so complicated?"
"That's funny. For some reason, I always thought of him as a liberal."
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"Who knows the words to the theme song of the United States?"
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"Hey, gang! Before this blast gets under way, would you all please stand for Whitney Houston's rendition of our national anthem?"
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"Can we please sign off just one night without the national anthem?"
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A man peddles U.S. flags on the sidewalk, next to a man peddling copies of the U.S. constitution
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"We used to make things in this country—like license plates."
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"Mom! Jonah's engaging in nation-building again!"
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"He's retreated into nationalism."
America is for Americans, Frenchie!
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