revisionist history

Pulling Down Confederate Statues Does Nothing to Change Society

William Murchison, The American Spectator

The American slavocracy was large; it was powerful. Among its members: George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, with their large monuments and even larger legacies. What makes Robert E. Lee a likelier target than the father of our country? This business of digging up the dead and exhibiting their shortcomings has no predictable end. Today’s heroes and heroines become fair game for great-grandkids: topics for future ridicule and disrespect. Seldom in our history — alas — has the counsel to look before you leap seemed more relevant, or more ignored, than right now.

Libs Launch Campaign to 'Kick Kochs Out of Schools'

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart

The Zinn Education Project, which supports the use of revisionist historian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the US, is revving up a campaign based on its claim of having exposed the Koch Brothers’ sponsorship of the Bill of Rights Institute.

Scholars Say “The Butler” Gets Reagan Wrong on Race

We agree with Craig Shirley, Kiron K. Skinner, Steven F. Hayward and Paul Kengor – films like “The Butler” can be good opportunities for a healthy consideration of our troubled racial history, but not if they persist with inaccurate portrayals of President Reagan's record and personal views.