Lord, the tea party is a hot ass mess. The other day, these fools presented their demands to Tennessee lawmakers. Among those demands was the ability to change history and remove slavery from the textbooks.
The material calls for lawmakers to amend state laws governing school curriculums, and for textbook selection criteria to say that “No portrayal of minority experience in the history which actually occurred shall obscure the experience or contributions of the Founding Fathers, or the majority of citizens, including those who reached positions of leadership.”Made-up criticism? Are these people crazy or what? Slavery was real, especially in the Tennessee area. They have to high or daft to think they can erase slavery from the history books.
Fayette County attorney Hal Rounds, the group’s lead spokesman during the news conference, said the group wants to address “an awful lot of made-up criticism about, for instance, the founders intruding on the Indians or having slaves or being hypocrites in one way or another.