By Glenn Beck
Number one New York Times bestselling writer and nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck places his special spin at the existence and legacy of Founding Father George Washington.
IF you're thinking that you recognize GEORGE WASHINGTON, imagine AGAIN.
this can be the fantastic real tale of a real-life superhero who wore no cape and possessed no distinctive powers—yet replaced the area perpetually. It’s a narrative a few guy whose existence reads as though it have been torn from the pages of an motion novel: Bullet holes via his garments. Horses shot out from lower than him. unbelievable difficulty. sickness. Heroism. Spies and double-agents. And, after all, the unmistakable hand of Divine windfall that guided it all.
Being George Washington is an entire new strategy to examine background. You won’t easily examine the grim iciness spent at Valley Forge—you’ll stay it correct along Washington. You’ll be at the boat with him crossing the Delaware, within the trenches with him at Yorktown, and status subsequent to him on the Constitutional conference as a brand new republic is eventually born.
via those tales you’ll not just study our genuine background (and the way it applies to today), you’ll additionally see how the media and others have distorted our view of it. It’s ironic that the best-known truth approximately George Washington—that he chopped down a cherry tree—is a whole lie. It’s much more ironic for the reason that a lie used to be suggestion essential to turn out he couldn't inform one.
For all of his heroism and triumphs, Washington’s unmarried maximum accomplishment used to be the fellow he created within the technique: brave and principled, reasonable and simply, respectful to all. yet he used to be additionally anything else: flawed.
It’s these flaws that are meant to supply us wish for this present day. in the end, if Washington have been ideal, then there will be no option to construct one other one. That’s why this booklet isn't just approximately being George Washington in 1776, it’s concerning the fight to be him on daily basis of our lives. figuring out the way in which he grew to become himself from an uneducated farmer into the fundamental (yet imperfect) guy, is the one strategy to construct a brand new iteration of George Washingtons which can tackle the intense demanding situations that the US is once more dealing with.
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