Vassar wrote this with Nashville songwriter Tom Douglas
. The singer recalled the session to Nash Country Daily
: "We were just sitting around. For me, writing is a thing about being comfortable. You find your comfort zone. I loved what it was about. And in this day and age, America is a really just a jacked up place. Man, I love it. It's citizenship here is just really crazy, but that's what I love about it. It’s different and at least in this country you can debate your issues. In a lot of countries you can’t really debate it. It's this way or we take your head."