The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019

On July 4, 1776, Britain learns that America really wants to be free — and the break-up as depicted by Funny Or Die does not go well. If the relationship between colonies and kingdom had been intimate and personal, the end might have been very awkward indeed. The dominating Brit doesn’t quite get it until his restless Yankee sweetheart hands him a goodbye note, also known as the “Declaration of Independence.”

And then there are all those other men — George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson — not to mention the French!

Advertising

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}