Slate asks: Can you sum up the Declaration of Independence in a tweet?


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/06/28/slate-asks-can-you-sum-up-the.html


#2

Witty? How about simply true?

We rich white men want to get richer quicker.


#3

Yo Dawg, you heard we like rights, so we put some rights in our life so we can free while we free.


#4

No that’s the TGOP Declaration of Indenpendence


#5

You aren’t the boss of me?


#6

#AllLivesMatter
(And yes, the irony in how that is actually used is very much the point.)


#7

Make America.


#8

Amend this!


#9

That one is more of a summary of the Constitution.


#10

Correct, but once it was in my head I had to post it. You know how it is.


#11

One might think so, but when they’re in power, it’s just more nakedly obvious who’s always been running the show.


#12

Let’s not forget that the founders only gave white men who owned property the right to vote.

“All men are created equal” had a sort of limited notion of who got to count in the “men” group.


#13

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