Open Phones: Chanting USA
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
On The Brian Lehrer Show today at 10:25am. Audio and a recap of this conversation will be posted here by 1pm.
Crowds broke out in the "USA-USA" chant on Sunday night after the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Were you among the cheerers? Do you cringe when someone tries to start it? Plus, Daniel Fromson, associate editor at The Atlantic, explains the history of the cheer. What's your take on the complex emotions around the simplest cheer? Let us know!