Were the Founding Fathers 'ordinary people'?
Hear someone making a political point about a Founding Father? Better check the facts first. Hear someone making a political point about a Founding Father? Better check the facts first.

Hear someone making a political point about a Founding Father? Better check the facts first.

Angie Drobnic Holan
By Angie Drobnic Holan July 2, 2015

As Independence Day approaches, PolitiFact Wisconsin examines a statement often made by Gov. Scott Walker on the campaign trail that the founders were "ordinary people." Read their full report. 

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