No wonder the editor acted like I was dumb!... I was!
Criminal activity is something different from what I'm talking about, but your point is valid.
As to the buying point, picture being told by an outside entity that all things being equal, you must have X amount of this companies machinery!
I can't type the rest. Because no matter how I word it. It makes me sick to my stomach that I have reached such a conclusion, and I am sorry I have come to it.