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Why Don’t People Get It About Jefferson and Slavery?

(David Post)We seem to have once again entered a  period in which we will be subject to more Jefferson-the-Perpetuator-of-Slavery bashing – witness the rather appalling Op-Ed piece in today’s NYT by Paul Finkelman on “The Monster of Monticello.”   The founding generation, Finkelman writes, helped perpetuate a “treason against the hopes of the world,” by “fail[ing] to place [...]

Via Volokh Conspiracy

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