#OregonUnderAttack: Is Lead Oregon Protestor Ammon Bundy a New Daniel Shays?

As the Oregon armed protest moves into its third day, the national media has increased its focus on lead protestor Ammon Bundy and his unique brand of insanity.

Some, including Charlie Pierce in Esquire, have gone so far as to compare Ammon Bundy to Captain Daniel Shays, the leader of the Shays Rebellion. And they’re right! The men have an extraordinary deal in common:

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