From Michele Bachmann To John Boehner: Celebrate July Fourth With Politicians Misquoting American History

07/04/2014 11:32 am ET | Updated Jul 04, 2014
  • Kia Makarechi Vanity Fair
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Politicians love history, because gesturing at the past is a great way to lend your talking points a sheen of legitimacy. If the Founding Fathers supposedly said it, it must be true!

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