07 Jun '11, 6pm

#Palin's Revisionist Paul Revere History Stokes #Wikipedia Wrassle @Care2 @Care2causes w/ a special thank you to Sarah

#Palin's Revisionist Paul Revere History Stokes #Wikipedia Wrassle @Care2 @Care2causes w/ a special thank you to Sarah

I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a Sarah Palin fan. However, I feel I owe her some thanks as a result of her recently informing us that, on his famous ride, Paul Revere was warning the British "by ringing those bells, and makin' sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be sure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed." As quite a few have pointed out, secrecy, which generally calls for quiet (i.e., not ringing things like bells), was "critical as Revere sought to carry out his mission to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were coming to arrest them," to quote the New York Times . Rather than acknowledge her error about one of those basic facts of American history we would hope American school children, whatever the political proclivities of their parents, would ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/politics/blog/palins-revision...

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