The big question on today's 1776 Club broadcast is, "When do you feel proudest to be an American?" Clay & David discuss moments and achievements that give them pride, including visiting National Parks, the election of Barack Obama, America's great generosity when natural disasters strike, and — yep, you guessed it — American gymnast Aly Raisman's parents watching her at the Olympics:
Clay: When I saw it, I just burst into tears and I said, "I love this country." I love the innocence of the American people. That innocence that you saw in those parents. That could not be faked. That was some of the greatest beauty I have ever seen in my life.
Read more, and find video of Raisman's routines and of her parents, on the blog: jeffersonhour.com/blog/bestlisteners