Kevin M. Levin

Kevin M. Levin


Historian/Contributor @dailybeast Author of Remembering the Battle of the Crater http://ow.ly/VwB8D New book project w/UNCPress http://bit.ly/2dS6DFK

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It looks like President Trump's idea of "Patriotic History" is praising Confederate generals like Robert E. Lee for victories that almost resulted in the destruction of the United States and the establishment of an independent slaveholding republic.

"It is a project I commend you to try. Go live for a bit in another, far-off decade, and I promise it will give you fresh perspective on a present as nutty as ours."- @fmanjoo  Go try living in the 1860s for a few weeks. That'll provide some perspective.

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