I, Andrew Jackson, do declare that America is well on its way to becoming the greatest and most powerful nation in the world. Our banks are full, our young are brimming with vitality, and our zeal and our joy flows plenty. But our enemies plague us–and they no longer exist solely on the outside looking in. No, America: a spectre has clung to the backs of us proud denizens since the very conception of our glorious nation. The spectre of European influence, of anglophilia, of internalized colonization–it has been persistent and odious, and it manifests in the form of oppression. Specifically, the oppression of disenfranchised men.
Why have we not given our men the vote? Why have we not allowed them to obtain the democracy that they, their families,