Founding Fathers just didn’t get foreign game

After 238 years, the real story can finally be told.

Sure, you’ve long thought our nation’s birth on this date was tied up in tales of tea and taxes and resistance to an aristocracy. After all, that’s what the history books tell us.

The colonists wanted freedom. That much is true.

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