This first paragraph is simply an effort to explain how I feel. Imagine a father who truly loves his son, then in his late teens or early 20s the son becomes addicted to drugs, loses his job, is homeless. Does the father stop loving him? Of course not, but he’s terribly disappointed.
Now to bring this into perspective — I love my country, but I’m terribly disappointed in the way things are going.
The bulk of Americans put…