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20 Of The Most Embarrassing Moments In The History Of The Democrat Party

SomeoneWhoKnowsHistory Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 2:20 PM
Had President Polk not engineer the Mexician War stealing the land from Mexico there might not have been a Civil War. Also, lets not forget the Gag Rule in the mid 1830th which for several years the Democrats stop any discussion about slavery.

For example, one will virtually never hear that the Palmer Raids, Prohibition, or American eugenics were thoroughly progressive phenomena. These are sins America itself must atone for. Meanwhile, real or alleged “conservative” misdeeds — say McCarthyism — are always the exclusive fault of conservatives and a sign of the policies they would repeat if given power. The only culpable mistake that liberals make is failing to fight “hard enough” for their principles. Liberals are never responsible for historic misdeeds because they feel no compulsion to defend the inherent goodness of America. Conservatives, meanwhile, not only take the blame for...