26 August 2014

Politicizing American History Via The College Boards

Revealed even further by NRO's Stanley Kurtz's latest. Nothing really new here, despite the claims of the complicit and flat-earth society. Just another means to an end and ultimate goals of the "enemies of American Exceptionalism." Many modern historians have their preferred narrative that America is, to one degree or another, the focus of all evil in the modern world. These folks want:
. . . early American history to be less about the Pilgrims, Plymouth Colony, and John Winthrop’s “City on a Hill” speech, and more about the role of the plantation economy and the slave trade in the rise of an intrinsically exploitative international capitalism.
And if you doubt that, just surf academic history blogs.
How can American conservatives, moderates, and even traditional liberals trust an AP U.S. History redesign effort led by figures who were so deeply enmeshed in a leftist attempt to reshape the American history curriculum?
The short answer is, you can't - and you shouldn't.  Kurtz's piece is very good and goes into great detail as to how court historians are using College Boards to undermine our nation's history and distorting our founding and America's greatness.  

And the historians who so often deny this is actually happening are either complicit liars or ignorant; which is why many of them are less and less respected.

2 comments:

ropelight said...

What stands out in Kurtz's article is the hilarious spectacle of the champions of diversity suddenly and enthusiastically embracing a homogeneous worldview.

Sauce for the goose but not the gander? It's blindness or hypocrisy writ large. Take your pick.

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

"the hilarious spectacle of the champions of diversity suddenly and enthusiastically embracing a homogeneous worldview."

Yes, we know that leftist ideology is void of logic and is based on "feelings" and "self" which, of course, leads to inconsistencies.

"Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools . . ."