"The sun was barely up Tuesday morning when supporters and reporters gathered in front of Sarah Palin’s bus in a hotel parking lot, hoping to catch a glimpse of the former Alaska governor, whose third day of her East Coast tour is expected to include stops at the Civil War battlefield here and possibly later at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia." Poltico
"Home, boys, home! Home is just beyond that hill!" Thus spake a Tennessee officer as his regiment approached the stone wall on Cemetery Ridge in what is generally called "Pickett's Charge."
Is anyone going to ask her where she is while she is at Gettysburg? I think a quiz would be appropriate.
- Who was the Union commander in the battle?
- Why was the battle important?
- Did the battle end the war?
- Does she have any CW/WBS ancestors?
- Who held the battlefield after it ended?
And then, when they arrive in Philadelphia ask her a hard one, like, what role did Thomas Jefferson play in writing the Constitution?
I actually think that a president ought to know a little history. pl
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