DRAT! Why did I spend so much time studying history at Amity High School in Woodbridge, Connecticut when I could have made up my own version and gotten away with it. Well, maybe not with teachers or on SAT tests, but with some voters if people thought I was running for President or people who’d be in my political party.
At least that is the lesson here by History Professor Sarah Palin who has given us a unique twist on Paul Revere: he warned the British. Just watch this yourself (you might learn something):
Here’s Wikipedia’s account (but it MUST be wrong).
Here’s an encyclopedia account (but it must be wrong).
Here’s a version that school kids read (but it must be wrong).
Here’s a video account (but it must be wrong).
On the other hand, perhaps she meant THIS Paul Revere:
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.