Americans are very proud of their country and anything that has to do with being patriotic, and they have every right to do so, however, they can sometimes go over the top, and people tend to develop this sense of herd mentality that makes them believe in their delusions even more.
For instance, not all Americans agree that access to healthcare should be free when the rest of the world already made that decision a long time ago. You can also notice the same sort of scams in a lot of other areas of American life. Here's a short list of some of them according to Reddit users:
At the same time, an executive whose "work" boils down to signing a few forms, making a couple of phone calls, collecting investment payouts, and playing golf is considered "a hardworking American".
All those heartfelt stories on people who raised 100,000 for their neighbors surgery, and it's great, but no one seems to question why that was necessary in the first place. The person in question has insurance and they're still struggling to pay for this procedure?
Even worst if it's life-threatening. People have to make GoFundMe's, petition, all kinds of stuff. To have the basic right to not have to go broke when you see a doctor.
There are plenty of countries where people work reasonable hours, have five-week summer vacations and the economies don't fall apart.
You are not lazy if you don't eat at your desk or while driving.
B*tch, that adds up to 65 hours a year you should have paid me for. That is 8 full days of work.