For a long time, I imagined that a lot of Americans did not realize we are acting on the world’s stage. In other words, what goes in our country doesn’t just stay in our country, it’s seen on television screens throughout the world. The racist, sexist and just plain mean spiritedness of individuals within our midst has manifested itself and is being telescoped to other countries, many of whom are our enemies.
COLUMN: American attitudes pervade the globe
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