The whole internet has been on fire going after Sarah Palin for once again proving herself to be an unread simpleton. In case you haven’t heard, she was in Boston, and upon visiting Paul Revere’s home, she decided to open her mouth about his famous “midnight ride.”
He who warned the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms 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.
Anyone who went through gradeschool came across Henry Wadsorth Longfellow’s poem that clearly says Paul Revere rode through town warning the colonists that the British were coming. And anybody who’s seen enough Bugs Bunny cartoons has probably heard “The British are coming! The British are coming!”
But here’s where Palin (accidentally) gets it right.