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I cried patriotic tears while listening to NPR's reading of the Declaration of Independence yesterday. Apparently, they tweeted it, too, and that upset some people. The following tweet seems to have, and I can't think why, upset them the most:


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a_boleyn
Jul. 5th, 2017 10:49 pm (UTC)
Proverbs 28: 1

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
iulia_linnea
Jul. 7th, 2017 02:54 am (UTC)
Truer words . . . .
mak5258
Jul. 6th, 2017 01:28 am (UTC)
The part I like best is that the Tweets didn't come with context, really. Just the Declaration of Independence, no opinion attached or pointed hashtags or links or anything. The people getting all bent out of shape are applying that text to certain people and certain comments, which is probably more telling of the heart of the issue since even the people who get mad about perceived slights to a certain person's character can see immediately how they apply.
iulia_linnea
Jul. 7th, 2017 02:56 am (UTC)
I agree. I wish that the 'Muricans among us would stop and think about what, exactly, they're finding familiar about the notion of a Prince.
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