Cap'n I hope you're still reading at least.
The politically-correctness- obsessed US? True, Alabama is very PC, you have to order a jegro of whisky there now, but the majority of citizens here are the same cast and ilk as you will find anywhere in Western society these days. Just ask Clare Short. And the moderator whose function you resent is from your own neck of the woods.
Come on guys, for Pete's sake can't we just enjoy our planes?