I realize that when an add is on radio that one in six Americans is hungry.
These lies are repeated, and grasped by haters of America. But are lies.
Zinn's book only gains purchase because it's proponents suffer from an essentially American, and Jude--Christian ethic that things can be made better. You cannot do that by lying about how singular America is and has been. But our citizens are being taught otherwise.
As in the old movie, 'Zorba, the Greek', some have just thrown up their hands and given up, and just want to live in the moment. A nihilistic viewpoint that is European.