America Needs a New National Anthem

Pike’s Peak at Dusk by Tranquiligold Jin

The Star Spangled Banner is not representative of the totality of the American nation and should not be its national anthem.

Don’t get me wrong. It’s a great patriotic song, and it poeticizes a great feat in American military history. It would make for a great military anthem.

National anthems, however, should reflect the nation’s identity — its natural beauty, culture…



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