The real American hero was football star Pat Tillman who sacrificed his career to serve his country. The fake hero is General Petraeus.
Conclusion: the reality is better than the myth. Tillman looked and acted like a hero from a Disney film. Petraeus looks and acts like an evil troll from the Lord of the Rings.
The Real News - "Gareth Porter: America needed a war hero but his "achievements" riddled by half-truths and pure propaganda"