12 Dec 2004 Banning the Declaration of Independence: More Wicked Than an Infidel
The controversy about the Cupertino, California teacher who was banned from distributing documents written by America’s Founding Fathers, including the Declaration of Independence, to his fifth grade students reminds me of a quotation from George Washington:
The Hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in [American victories over the British in the Revolutionary War] that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more wicked that has not gratitude to acknowledge his obligations….
One need not imagine what George Washington would have thought of the controversy over the Declaration of Independence.
The Father of Our Country spelled it out in plain English: Wicked.