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Monday, March 24, 2008
we're gonna march even further:
My God, he did it! Abu Muqawama, never one to back down from a challenge, explains how the British might have suppressed the American Revolution. Complete with actual historical study! And also these brilliant lines:
The British never attempted COIN in the U.S. colonies, but it is the opinion of Abu Muqawama that had they tried -- given a small standing army and instability elsewhere -- they might have enjoyed some success in the south and then perhaps extended control north. Would the colonies have remained pliant satellites of the British Empire? Probably not. But the British, had they been a little smarter, might have worked out some kind of devolution process which would have kept the U.S. a part of the commonwealth (like a sexier version of Canada, and without Tim Horton's).I hereby challenge Matthew Yglesias to explain why Tim Horton's offers better coffee and coffee-complimentary fare than American coffee shops.
Incidentally, achieving something like that was Franklin's long-term goal as the colonies' representative in London. He came around to the necessity of war very reluctantly. The problem was that the British hadn't developed to the point on thinking in commonwealth terms. And even dominion status was only fully worked out more than a century later when they desperately needed Canadian and ANZAC troops.