It is difficult to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
H.L. Mencken, satirist
Honestly, I think this is the biggest issue arguing with progressives and statists. They project what they would do, or are afraid they would do, with increased liberty, and assume we will do them and must be prevented from doing so through the force of government.
H/t reader David