The phrase is apocryphal rather than true, according to what I have researched. However, it does pretty much sum up the attitude of G.B. at the time!
The Goony Birds have paraded and are enjoying their annual celebration!
We did a marathon watching of John Adams on HBO yesterday. Watching the early episodes I realize once again how the whole idea of independence was pretty tenuous. There is still something pretty wonderful that it all worked out. Yes, we have problems, but as evidenced by SCOTUS decisions we are willing to reconsider and change.
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
As always, thanks for stopping by........*s*