Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness, and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions.
I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.
I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.
The worst thing about Europe is that you can't go out in the middle of the night and get a Slurpee.