I sometimes think that patriotism here in America is something we all too often take for granted. You may have heard it said that our country has a lot of problems, but it's the best one going.

When you look at the atrocities that happen around the world, and the countries that are void of democracy and the simple thing we call freedom here in America, you realize we've got it pretty good.

But how refreshing it is when you see respect being paid to America from an unlikely source, especially when it's done it private -- or so he thought. Watch: