It is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional, whatever the motivation. There are big countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic traditions and those still finding their way to democracy. Their policies differ, too. We are all different, but when we ask for the Lord’s blessings, we must not forget that God created us equal.
From Wiktionary - first definition, exceptional: Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
No country in the world guarantees individuals the right of free speech, except the USA
No country in the world guarantees individuals the right of free religious practice, except the USA
No country in the world guarantees individuals the right to own personal weapons, except the USA
No country in the world guarantees individuals the right of a free press, except the USA
The list could go on and on...
No country in the world was crafted with a government invented by "we the people", except the USA
Only in America is citizenship so open to all,... the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free...
America is the oldest free constitutional republic in the world.
America, has a government built by men to guarantee rights of individuals. That exists no where else on the planet Earth. America is an exception among world governments.