From the left, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson revise the Declaration of Independence, a document which today may have have been labeled as extremist rhetoric. (Painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris)

Founding Fathers Would Be Called “Extremists” Today, According To Department Of Defense

An “extremist” is described as someone who “will talk of individual liberties, states’ rights, and how to make the world a better place.”