America gets a lot of bad rap for a lot of things. Some of it is deserved, but some of it is not. A user asked the forum, “What is something America gets a bad rap for but you secretly love?”
Here are some responses he got!
AMERICANIZED ITALIAN FOOD AND TEX-MEX
“Americanized Italian food and Tex-Mex. I don’t care that it isn’t authentic. It’s tasty.”
ICE COLD DRINKS
“Ice cold drinks. Even in the winter, I want that drink ice cold.”
“Ice machines, gratuitous Air Conditioners (AC) everywhere.”
AMERICAN ROAD TRIPS
“I’ve always thought American road trips and vast landscapes are underrated. Nothing beats the open road!”
OVERPOWERED MUSCLE CARS
“Overpowered muscle cars. Especially in the 60’s, 70’s.”
HEGEMONIC POWER OF THE WORLD
“Being the hegemonic power of the world.
It’s a much better world than if China or Russia were in the same position.”
“Having eleven aircraft carriers.”
“At least the people I encountered when I visited the country in 2014 were nice.”
“You make the best films with actual movie stars. We’d be stuck watching kitchen sink soap operas if it weren’t for you.”
“Our godlike logistical powers. We are terrible and love ranch dressing, but we can also drive from coast to coast and be outrageously comfortable the entire time.”
BEING A SUPERPOWER
“Being a superpower that can balance out the influence of China.”
“If I want a sandwich, sweatshirt, or socket wrench at 3 AM on Christmas, I can get it.”
SAYING HELLO TO STRANGERS
“Saying hello to strangers, being optimistic and smiling.”
“I love root beer.”
“I collect historic firearms. Mainly from 1890-1970. So, you can guess what I like.”
“Swear US chocolate hate is just an online meme since Mars Chocolate is the second best-selling brand in the UK.”
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