Greatest American update

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Of the top 25, there are 3 women. Three. Rosa Parks, Oprah Winfrey, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Bah.

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And you know if it came down the three women, Oprah would win. Double bah.

What the hell? Wasn't Susan B. Anthony American?

She was in the 100 noms, but didn't make it into the Top 25. Yet Elvis did. As did Muhammad Ali. As did W.

And in whose patriarchal judgment are these the "top 25" Americans? Could we have a few words for Margaret Sanger? Elizabeth Cady Stanton? Alice Paul? Sarah and Angelina Grimke? Charlotte Gillman? Abigail Adams?

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