Ha Ha Tonka American Ambition Lyrics

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I was born with American
Ambition in my blood
I consider it an attribute
If only because I was

You were born with a silver spoon
Laying just out of reach
No such thing as the American dream
They couldn't teach it anymore

An educational afternoon
In the mid-90s
You said it didn't bother you
Well, it bothered me

I was born with American
Ambition in my blood
A false sense of entitlement
It'll never be enough

Yeah, you promised me the whole world
When I didn't ask
But I believe that in the end
I might settle for only your half

Belief is a bet I placed on myself
Faith was a gamble on somebody else
I keep the world at arms length
And my hands to myself
My time spent alone for somebody else
Patience please wait on me, be a good friend

I was born with American
Ambition in my blood
I know it'll be the death of me
If only because

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