What is it with Republican Presidential candidates and a complete ignorance to American history? Further, what is it with Tea Party Republicans’ utter lack of understanding of Revolutionary War history!?!
In March, Republican Congresswoman, Tea Party leader, and Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said:
What I love about New Hampshire and what we have in common is our extreme love for liberty,” the potential GOP presidential candidate said. “You’re the state where the shot was heard around the world in Lexington and Concord.
Of course, Lexington and Concord kicking off the American Revolution occurred right here in liberal, socialist, moonbat lefty Massachusetts. You’d think a leader of the faux-movement named after the Boston Tea Party would know what happened in Massachusetts leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.
Well, here we go again.
Sarah Palin just visited Massachusetts and explained to all of us the real significance of Paul Revere:
He who warned, uh, the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free…
Right. Paul Revere warned the British by ringing bells and shooting warning shots.
And she is the prospective frontrunner for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2012 as well as the Republican Party’s nominee for Vice President of the United States in 2008.
And she thinks that Paul Revere warned the British by ringing bells and shooting warning shots.
So, serious question to RMGers willing to respond in the comments with a simple Yes or No: did you vote for Sarah Palin to be Vice (whoops!) President of the United States in the 2008 election?
Oh, and, while you’re at it, can you explain why these teabagger leaders don’t seem to actually know anything about Revolutionary War history?