The sons of his opponents wish that he was their dad
Two summers ago, I developed a crush on Alexander Hamilton. It had nothing to do with the man’s work, and everything to do with his cheekbones on the $10 bill. Have you ever looked down at a ten-spot while paying for a beer and realized you’re holding the likeness of the cutest boy in the room?
The crush faded, as unrequited love tends to do. But it made me understand exactly what Brad Neely was thinking when he created the brilliant animated video below. America’s founders are totally due for a makeover. And if Hamilton is the pretty boy, the Jude Law of the bunch (like I said: cheekbones), then George Washington is clearly the tough guy, the badass motherfucker — the Samuel L. Jackson, if you will. Dig his gallant stroll: