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Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Palin rewrites the midnight ride of Paul Revere

So, you know how Jon Stewart ends every show with “And now your moment of zen”? Well, I want to present you with a moment of zen before you start your weekend. If you’ve already seen it, you won’t mind. This little ditty from Sarah Palin is an instant classic. While certain stars shouldn’t dabble in politics, those same stars should probably stay away from talking about history, too.

And now, without further ado, your moment of zen.

In talking about Paul Revere and his historic ride from Boston to Lexington — you know, the midnight ride where he warned of the advancing British — the half-term governor of Alaska, best-selling author and reality television star, said this:

He who warned, uh, the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free. . . .

You can’t make this stuff up. Well, actually, Palin proves, once again, you can.

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