I would like to make a statement on behalf of all the people who have ever wondered what happened to common sense.
In school, we learned of Thomas Paine and the pamphlet he published in 1776. It inspired men to seek freedom from a repressive government with statements like;
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of men and women.”