Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
After you smacked me in the face with this, I started digging to get evidence to refute your allegations. Sadly, everything that I found substantiated your position.
I stand corrected. It is always a good day when you learn something, even if you make an ass of yourself along the way.
As a dreamer of dreams and a travellin' man, I have chalked up many a mile.
Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks and I've learned much from both of their styles!