In an interview following the premier of Spider-Man the big-screen movie, Lee said he designed Spider-Man’s costume to fully cover his body because Lee wanted black, Hispanic and Asian boys and girls to believe they, too, could be Spider-Man, that they, too, could be the hero.

There was a time when Americans, Democrat, Republican, or otherwise, were, more than anything else, just proud to be an American. It didn't matter who the president was, or what political party he belonged to.