"Abraham Lincoln’s party was in charge ... but Honest Abe said, 'it’s not the right thing to do. The American people deserve to make the decision about who will be the next president of the United States. And then that person can select who will serve for a lifetime on the highest court of our land.'"
On July 16 2019, the Facebook page “Close the Camps” shared the following screenshot (archived here) of a Facebook post asserting that riots, rebellion, and war were necessary to put a stop to concentration camps, World War II, and slavery: https://www.facebook.com/CloseCamps/photos/a.2360083690947082/2376037232685061/?type=3&theater The original post was published by Facebook user Rick Glass that same day. In full, […]
Edward C. Smith: In Defense of Robert E. Lee Commentary-Authorship Confirmed! Summary of eRumor: A commentary by a black man named Edward C. Smith was published under the headline, “In Defense of Robert E. Lee,” in the Washington Post on August 21, 1999. The Truth: We can confirm that the Washington Post published an op-ed […]