‘Dear George’: the Declaration of Independence as ‘the greatest break-up letter of all time’

A funny observation from Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett:

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Puts me in mind of three short passages from Jefferson’s rough draft:

we must endeavor to forget our former love for them ….

we might have been a free & great people together ….

the road to glory & happiness is open to us too; we will climb it in a separate state, and acquiesce in the necessity which pronounces our everlasting Adieu!

Originally Found On: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/07/04/dear-george-the-declaration-of-independence-as-the-greatest-break-up-letter-of-all-time/

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