“I shudder to think where that is going to end;” I imagine with destroying every mention of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence: “They were all of them Slave-owners, and therefore despicable monsters who should be erased from history!” It is not far from tearing down statues of General Lee, to tearing down statues of George Washington, and demolishing Mt Rushmore. Once you start revising your history, where do you stop? Read George Orwell’s 1984 for the Ministry of Truth…

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