We, as a country, have spent the last century-and-a-half trying to heal the wounds of the past. In just a few short weeks, the left has succeeded in undoing it all.
Lizza pointlessly asked press secretary Kayleigh McEnany whether President Trump believed it ‘was a good thing’ the Confederacy lost the Civil War.
Rarified conservative arguments that we should remove Confederate monuments is tantamount to accepting the left’s vision of America as irredeemably racist.
The mobs defacing and pulling down monuments across America have no limiting principle because their target is America itself.
‘Appomattox’ survived electrification, segregation, and desegregation. In the end, it succumbed to unnatural causes in the name of sanctimony and vandalism.
The president was right. First, they came for the Confederates, and then they very quickly came for everyone else, the Founders included.
This is a fundamental culture clash with politicians being wholly unprepared for a new brand of politics in which even traditional family events become politicized, and one more piece of American heritage disappears.
In an era of historical ignorance and indifference, is it any wonder that Civil War battlefields are drawing fewer tourists?
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has written a book about the city’s decision to remove Confederate statues. It starts out well-intentioned, but ends up needlessly trying to score partisan political points.
Enough with the trendy historical revisionism. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was right: the Civil War came about because compromise failed.
In a dangerous new ruling, a federal court declared that a WWI memorial is unconstitutional because it’s in the shape of a Latin cross.
Despite pervasive emphasis on contextualizing, the responses gives no hint of substantial historical knowledge beyond the received tropes of popular culture and press.
Attacks on Confederate heritage have quickly evolved into attacks on American heritage, which was always the ultimate goal.
When the opportunity presents itself to visit a living historical site, the effect on one’s spirit can be more significant than any book or lecture.
The reactions to Peggy Noonan’s tweets reveal the ignorance many have of the Civil War and the rash judgments they place on people in the past.
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