What happened to history?

“The problem, however, is that reasonable men may be rarer than ever these days, and the substance of history has been all too often distorted by an elite class which is driven by a pursuit of political agendas.” — Lincoln vs. Lee: How History is Distorted to Preserve Legends By William Sullivan

The radical efforts to erase some symbols of the civil war are based on an ignorance of history. A failure to learn from history is bad enough. Distorting history to suit one’s preferences takes it to another level of deceit and dishonesty.

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