Currently Reading #4

Read the words of our first President as he leaves office with a warning that rings true today. George Washington’s Farewell Address was a prophetic letter from a “parting friend” to his fellow citizens about the forces he feared could destroy our democracy: hyper-partisanship, excessive debt, and foreign wars. Most were stunned as the President announced he would not be seeking re-election for a third term, but even more so when Washington actually did step down to demonstrate to the world a peaceful transition of power.

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