One aspect of Sarah Palin's statements about Paul Revere has been ignored: that the British were trying to disarm Americans. It is an important point because it helps explain why Americans felt so strongly about the Second Amendment. A nice article on this point is available here. Of course, Palin was right about the rest of what she said about Revere's famous ride also. Would Obama have gotten either of these points correct?
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