Revisionist history is as wrong as it is fashionable, but rarely is it as obvious as on Wikipedia, where legions of Sarah Palin fans are reportedly editing the Paul Revere entry to make it match the former Alaska governor’s version of the silversmith’s famous ride.
The list of edits is telling for an event that happened 236 years ago.
One edit was removed because a Wikipedian said the new info was “not backed by a reliable sources (it was sarah palin interview videos).”
Another shows a bit of bias against the former Republican candidate for vice president of the United States: “[A newspaper] may be a reliable source, but on this Palin clearly is not.”
The Paul Revere discussion page is basically a flame war.
A Wikipedia administrator writes “if you mention Sarah Palin you’re doing it wrong. This article is about Paul Revere, a historical