[QUOTE=Paschendale;1064770084No, the remarkable thing is that you and others cite that as a negative. You don't seem to have a problem with how quickly this country bucked the idea of having a king, pretty much just on the determination of George Washington. That's an "extreme velocity of change". But it's one that didn't happen in your lifetime, so it doesn't make you uncomfortable.[/QUOTE]
You may want to lose the unwarranted (and laughably mock-heroic) assumptions. I have been a supporter of SSM for a long time.
Change Doesn’t Usually Come This Fast
By Nate Silver