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On July 4, Remember: We Are Not French

Charles2169 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 12:03 PM
Our Revolution was led by men like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, etc. During the French Revolution, men like that had their heads chopped off.

This column is adapted from “Demonic:How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America.”

It has become fashionable to equate the French and American revolutions, but they share absolutely nothing beyond the word “revolution.” The American Revolution was a movement based on ideas, painstakingly argued by serious men in the process of creating what would become the freest, most prosperous nation in world history.

The French Revolution was a revolt of the mob. It was the primogenitor of the horrors of the Bolshevik revolution, Hitler’s Nazi Party, Mao’s cultural revolution, Pol Pot’s slaughter, and America’s periodic mob uprisings from Shays’...