UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1754: George Washington on horseback in snow at Valley Forge. By E. Percy Moran 1862-1935, artist.. photomechanical print : halftone, colour. c1911. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

Sunday Question for Everyone

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist covering U.S. politics. A political scientist, he previously wrote "A Plain Blog About Politics." He is co-editor of "The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012."
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For the Fourth of July weekend, I'll break from my regular format and ask one question to everyone: Which of the American founders (and I'll take anyone from the time of the Revolution until signing of the Constitution) should we celebrate more than we do? Which of them gets more appreciation than he deserves?

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