I’m obviously late on this, but I missed it last week, and it’s too good to hold till next year.

If Thomas Jefferson gave an Independence Day address today …

it would be wonderful.

I’d post my favorite line, but like Little-Leaguer Brian Regan deciding on snow cone flavors, they’re all favorites. But I liked this:

Lay down true principles and adhere to them inflexibly. Do not be frightened into their surrender by the alarms of the timid.