Today marks the 273rd birthday of one of the greatest figures of America’s founding generation: Abigail Smith Adams.
For more than two hundred years Americans have been celebrating the anniversary of our independence on the wrong day.
The men who designed our Constitution were unusually brilliant members of an unusually brilliant generation.
They were not, however, infallible.
Their greatest failure should be obvious to everyone. (If you do not know to what failure I am referring please seek help immediately. Because there is something deeply wrong with you.)