Tuesday, September 01, 2020
TKC Reader Regrets Midwest Colleges Turning Against The Founders Rather Than Examining Sordid American History
Forgive the lead image . . . Just a reminder that the constantly evolving politics of sex are far more captivating than humorless partisan hacks from "many sides" attempting to garner the moral high ground.
Still, even old school scandal can be problematic because slave rape isn't glamorous in the least:
Did ‘Thomas and Sally’ Romanticize a Master/Slave Relationship?
And given that quickie history lesson, we move to a current campus debate shared with us by the TKC blog community:
A nearby Kansas college is clandestinely giving up the fight to preserve sordid American history:
Washburn University quietly removes Founding Father statues
Of course, the battle over statues also rages on the Mizzou campus . . .
KMIZ: Incident reports detail alleged vandalism at University of Missouri’s Jefferson statue
And so, Heartland universities struggle to reconcile the past and seem eager to hide or destroy history rather than learn from it.
You decide . . .