Peggy Noonan Tries to Rewrite History: The Civil War Resolved the Slavery Issue, Embrace Monuments

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Peggy Noonan Tries to Rewrite History: The Civil War Resolved the Slavery Issue [Photo Credit: Wikipedia]
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan tried to rewrite history in a series of tweets saying the that the Civil War resolved the issue of slavery and that it is appropriate for Confederate monuments to be placed around the country. Twitter wasn’t having it.

Um, so, any black person who had a relative who was lynched, should simply smile and embrace the whole Jim Crow era because it’s a part of our history, right?

I’m tired of people trying to whitesplain racism, slavery and the whole black experience in this country. In case Ms. Noonan has forgotten, blacks didn’t fare well under the Confederacy, so why should we embrace the monuments?

Peggy Noonan’s tweetstorm:

Yeah, she got dragged on Twitter: