'Daddy, make the bad men go away!':
Armchair Gen. Savin Hill is also mystified by George Will's neglect
in giving our brave Minutemen their due credit:
"I'm outraged that George Will refers to the Battle of Brooklyn as 'the first great battle of the war' - outraged! Bunker Hill was key to the entire war in that the bloody slaughter inflicted on the British troops forever altered the fighting spirit of General Howe. He essentially, from that battle on, never really believed Americans could be defeated -- only co-opted by some kind of defeat. After Bunker Hill, he basically returned to England crying 'Daddy, make the bad men go away!'P.S.
-- If I recall, Will also wasn't sufficiently ecstatic about the Sox win last year. ...