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Sarah Palin doesn’t know the story of Paul Revere

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Sarah Palin's been in the news quite a bit lately and I always have mixed feelings about giving her extra publicity, but it also never gets old when she drops preposterously ignorant sound bites. Hence the above local news clip, in which Palin gives a Drunk History-worthy retelling of the story of Paul Revere's famous midnight ride, managing to somehow make it about the Second Amendment. To wit:

"He who warned uh, the British that they weren’t gonna be takin’ away our arms, uh by ringing those bells, and um, makin’ sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be sure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed."

Watch the above clip for the full effect, and get ready to feel both pleasantly superior and seriously frightened for our nation's future.