Do you know your history?
It’s hard to know your history when they hide it from you.
I like to consider myself a decent student of history, especially American history, but I have to admit I had never heard of this ever before in my life until just recently.
Makes you wonder why, huh?
And it only happened less than 80 years ago.
Yet it’s been nearly completely wiped from the public consciousness.
You know how else I know it’s (1) true, and (2) very important to release now?
Because Wikipedia slammed a giant disclaimer on it:
You know, sometimes I truly do love the Fact-Checkers.
I don’t mean that sarcastically.
I genuinely like them because they often make my job so much easier.
When “thou doth protest too much” I know I’m right over the target.
So when I first heard this story and then went to research it for myself, I knew the story was good (and true) when I ran…