On the Wisdom of Beauty Queens


This is actually kinda profound in a roundabout way:

What is the most important event in our nation’s history? “In my opinion, Pearl Harbor which occurred on December 7, 1941 was the most significant event in our nation’s history because [long pause] because it ended the great depression and forced us into the World War II, and… [long pause] …And our country experienced patriotism and unity.”

Well, the massive government spending during WWII did pretty much put an end to the great depression, or at least certainly helped. Let’s just consider this the Twitter version of a mid 20th century history lesson.

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