DC Trawler

Happy Birthday, George Washington

He’d be 281 years young today. And he very well might be, if he got bit by the same vampire that got Lincoln. (Whoops, spoilers!)

I’m not that old, but whenever I think of George Washington, the second thing I think of* is this:

So much for that idea.

“Anything I say, do it my way, now…” They were singing about the old days, when having to listen to a blinkered autocrat who ruled by fiat and taxed the hell out of his subjects was considered a bad thing. But dissent won’t be patriotic again for at least four more years.

Happy Birthday, George. Please come back. We really need you.

*The first thing I think of is how many of those pieces of paper with his picture on them I need to buy anything…