NewsFebruary 17, 2010 06:24 PM
'If he were here, Ronald Reagan would be among the first to sign the Mount Vernon statement'
Dave Weigel has a report from the Mount Vernon Establishment Parade, located a few miles from Mount Vernon, because George Washington didn't allow obnoxious politicking at his house (HINT HINT): "Heritage Foundation president Ed Fuelner was given the task of reading out the statement, word for word. As he did so, Manship — the George Washington impersonator — nodded at key phrases like 'tyrants and despots everywhere.'" [Washington Independent/Photo by Dave Weigel]