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Re: The Revolution as An “Unnecessary War”

In addition to saying the Revolution was unnecessary, Jimmy Carter, the eminent historian and grammarian, also says that “more than any other war up until recently, [the Revolution] has been the most bloody war we’ve fought.” Hmm. I guess the Civil War and WWII weren’t wars for this idiot. To paraphrase Dwight Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter provides a new and surprising answer every day to the question: “how stupid can this man really be?”

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