Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Boston = City of Champions: Bruins 2011; Celtics 2008; Red Sox 2004, 2007; Patriots 2002, 2004, 2005
Jon Huntsman for President
But, even so -- the world is round, and the British Empire covered a third of it. If Britain fell after the Soviet Union, Canada, too, would become a state in flux, not to mention Chuktoka's proximity to Alaska.
Anyway, it doesn't matter. Things happened differently. I'm just seeing to it that the Soviets get credit for their immense sacrifice in that war, instead of being demonised by their political enemies for an ideological dick length contest that happened afterwards.