Posted by Bruce Kahl on June 06, 2003
In Reply to: American dream posted by Barney on June 06, 2003
: : Is there a consensus on the meaning of American dream? What do most people think it means?
: Like most expressions of this kind it means exactly what the politician who utters it says it means but, in truth, it is meaningless jingoism.
Main Entry: American dream
Usage: often capitalized D
: an American social ideal that stresses egalitarianism and especially material prosperity