White House Lauds the 'Founding Founders'

A new website at the National Archives allows people to search the archive of documents from our country's founders. Here's how the White House announced the patriotic news yesterday:


After a steady round of Twitter drubbing last night, this morning Ben, George, John A., Tom, Alexander and James have their gender back:


"Now today's best minds will have the chance to contrast and compare the Founders' words and ideas through the Internet—a communications medium that none of the Founders could foresee—though all would acknowledge it as a democratizing force. The words of the Founders belong online, where people across the country and around the world can freely read and wonder at their wisdom," writes Keith Donohue, communications director for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission at the National Archives.