What if Thomas Jefferson used an iPhone instead?
In honor of Independence Day, Slate.com is running a contest: Reduce the Declaration of Independence to a single tweet.
The best of the best will be published this weekend. Among the entries so far:
Don’t need kings. Life, Liberty, the Pursuit of happiness are easier when everyone has the same rights. Bye-bye, Britain.
Everyone is equal in every way. No one has the right to make other people suffer. We are united in this belief.
This isn’t working. I tried to dump you in Boston, but you weren’t listening. You don’t make me happy. Please don’t be mad.
#TinyDeclaration. King’s a jerk. Let’s spinoff. Don’t worry about the slavery thing; it’ll take care of itself.
@kinggeorge3 no more top-down mgmt from U. we 13 will pursue happiness with own govt. U messed with our TEA.
KG3: You suck. Whole bunch of reasons. Shoulda seen it coming. We’re done (Sorry). Later. Peeps of Congress.