Skip to comments.On July 4th, remember the Fourth
Posted on 07/04/2014 11:13:54 AM PDT by ancientart
On July 3, 1776, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail, sharing with her what seemed to him wonderful news. Perhaps the most important decision ever was made by the Second Continental Congress, to declare independence from Great Britain. Such an occasion deserved to be remembered with solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. There would and should be Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.
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Tell me if you think I'm incorrect and overly-cynical.
I think most low-information voters (now the majority) would just be all tongue-tied....or take a stab at "We won the Revolutionary War"......or, "It's Yankee Doodle Dandy's birthday", LOL.