Jay Ambrose: Is it time to forget Benjamin Franklin?
Jay Ambrose: Is it time to forget Benjamin Franklin?

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man wealthy, healthy and wise,” is a saying of Benjamin Franklin’s, meaning he must have gone to bed early. Now, members of a Washington, D.C., governmental committee, wanting to defriend him sometime soon, can’t even find their own beds. Maybe they are wealthy and healthy, but when they say they don’t want any public building in the city to have his name on it, they are judgmentally impaired.There I go, searching out euphemisms for these cancel-culture demons (not a euphemism) who think America is nothing to brag about, that our whole history is something…

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