That's another thing about the south. People with 4WD seem to think it can do anything. I can't tell you the number of times my friends go stuck on some random muddy trail in their stuck 4Runner or whatever thinking they could make it through because they had 4WD. They think it gives them control in all situations. You have the same traction with 4WD that you do with RWD or FWD. 4WD only helps you get moving and can pull the front end around a bit.
I have a dream that one day our children will live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the color of their coolant.