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Martine Letts: Despite Bush, US Moral Authority Strong

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Martine Letts: Despite Bush, US Moral Authority Strong
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - St James Ethics Centre and IQ2
There was a time when America spoke with a semblance of moral authority – not because the world believed the rhetoric, but because Americans did.Thus, America received the benefit of the doubt – even when self-interest was evidently mixed with a just cause. However, has America lost legitimacy? If so, then how did this happen and does it even matter? Does power really need legitimacy?If so, then can the situation be reversed? And in any case, why should we care? - Intelligence Squared