Vox explains why the American Revolution was a mistake and why July 4th should be a day of mourning

Posted at 6:19 pm on July 04, 2018 by Brett T.

OK, we’ll bite: why was the American Revolution a mistake, Vox?

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Dylan Matthews explains:

… I’m reasonably confident a world in which the revolution never happened would be better than the one we live in now, for three main reasons: Slavery would’ve been abolished earlier, American Indians would’ve faced rampant persecution but not the outright ethnic cleansing Andrew Jackson and other American leaders perpetrated, and America would have a parliamentary system of government that makes policymaking easier and lessens the risk of democratic collapse.

In short, America would be a lot more like Canada.

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