Unconditional love is a lot harder than it looks. Brothers and sisters can be morons, parents can be buffoons, spouses can be louses, and kids can be brats. But we try, every day, to love people just as they are.
Patriotism is a form of unconditional love, too. I may get really ticked off at the state of our nation, but my love for America is unwavering. I think most of us are like this, so I'm generally loath to question another person's patriotism — just because you don't believe what I do doesn't mean you love this country any less.
But recently, I've felt that my unconditional love of country isn't being reciprocated.
Maybe America's just not that into me.
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