'Nevermind.' The New York Times goes Emily Litella on its garbage '1619' project

With its case for America being founded entirely on the idea of perpetrating slavery meeting pushback and as factual history falling apart, the New York Times is  now very, very quietly trying weasel out of the worst claims of its "1619" project, hoping no one is going to notice. According to the Washington Examiner's Becket Adams: New York Times Magazine editors have quietly removed controversial language from the online version of Hannah-Jones’s 1619 Project, a package of essays that argue chattel slavery defines America’s founding. Hannah-Jones herself also asserts now that the project’s core thesis is not what she and everyone else involved originally said it was. It “does not argue that 1619 is our true founding," she said on Friday. She declared elsewhere in July that it “doesn’t argue, for obvious reasons, that 1619 is our true founding.” This is a brazen lie. When the 1619 Project...(Read Full Post)
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