The New York Times has announced the 1619 Project, and its leftist friends are already lapping it up. MSNBC hails it
That’s right. Slavery can no longer be just a stain on our nation’s past. Leftists are rewriting history to make it our Origin Story. Without slavery, they would have us believe, America today would be just another third-world hellhole. Everything good and decent and remarkable and exceptional about America today is a direct result of slavery. To make this case, they push the founding of America back from 1776 — you know, the Declaration of Independence and all that other “white patriarchy” stuff — to 1619, when the first African slaves arrived on our shores.