The Immorality of the Lost Cause

History is rhyming real loud right now

Chickamauga, Public Domain, GoodFreePhotos

In 1860 and 1861, secessionist political leaders in the American slave states were operating under a series of gross misconceptions that led them to make terrible decisions. These decisions, in turn, killed 600,000 Americans and nearly destroyed the country. Their intellectual descendants, the modern Trump GOP, are following a similar path.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Evan Charles Wolf

Evan Charles Wolf

Failed soldier, professor, and politician.