212 years ago yesterday, Vice President Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel. They say Angelica and Eliza were both by his side when he died; death doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints*. Too late, Burr realized, “The world was wide enough for both Hamilton and me.”*
Wait for it – it’s time for Morning Reads:
*Lyrics from Hamilton.
**Burr actually said this.