The common denominator in America is the tolerance of intolerance. Self-censorship and hypocrisy are the main instruments that keep the many groups away from each other's throats. So it is with stocking feet one tip-toes on the eggshell of E pluribus unum -- "From many, one."
Figuring out which Peanuts character you are can really help you figure out who you are on a deeper level. Me? I fancy myself as a Linus.