CONSERVATIVES STEP UP FOR ‘AMERICA’
It recently debuted in 1,000 nationwide theaters Wednesday: That would be “America: Imagine the World Without Her,” the unapologetic feature film written and produced by Dinesh D’Souza that offers rare applause for American exceptionalism. But a rough ride could be in store for him. Though some critics have praised the production values of “America,” an unfriendly press has begun to hammer on the film, not to mention its makers. There are allies, though. Oscar-winning actor and “Ray Donovan” star Jon Voight has stepped up to offer friendly support, along with a coalition of 120,000 churches nationwide. The American Conservative Union has emerged to lend a hand as well.
“‘America’ has a real chance to help shape the future of our nation, but it needs your help to succeed,” the organization told its membership. “The progressive narrative about our country has dominated our discourse for far too long, and it is time for people all over the country to hear a different story: the story of American justice and freedom. This nation stands at a crossroads. Will we accept the narrative of American theft and exploitation, dooming our country to slip into decline and obscurity, or will we allow America to remain great, with the strength and courage to meet new challenges in the days ahead?” are shrinking. Our vote totals among 18–to–29-yearolds have risen sharply in the last two years, and our candidates are ready to give voters the real choice for cutting government and advancing liberty they crave.” satisfied with their freedom quotient. Australia, Cambodia and Sweden followed, all ranked at 93 percent satisfied with their freedom to do what they pleased. Among Americans, the number now stands at 79 percent, down from 91 percent in 2006 when Gallup last measured the trend.