When GK Chesterton said that America is “a nation with the soul of a church” most Americans think he was complimenting the US. While Chesterton did indeed find things to admire in America, not least the democratic spirit, he was more ambiguous about this fact.
Indeed, “America” is in fact a religion, most often the One True Religion to most Americans, the one that their other religious convictions must not threaten.
And to the extent that America is a religion, it is a false religion.
As such, it has given us an iconography, as false and sacrilegious as that is. While I hesitate to post such blasphemous images, I believe that the good in exposing this heresy outweighs whatever aesthetic or even moral objections one may raise. And please note that I have not included any satirical art, only that done by sincere, if misguided, artists.
As so, a gallery of blasphemy: