Pursuant to the discussion of Superman's pending renouncement of his American citizenship, Claremont McKenna professor John J. Pitney goes all high-brow, quoting James Madison quoting Gouverneur Morris at the Constitutional Convention:

As to those philosophical gentlemen, those Citizens of the World as they call themselves, He owned he did not wish to see any of them in our public Councils. He would not trust them. The men who can shake off their attachments to their own Country can never love any other.

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