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Books stacked on an open desk. (utah778/GettyImages) Why is Heather Cox Richardson so intent on adding to the known sins of the Confederacy a list of fabricated ones?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O ne of the most effective methods of propaganda is to smuggle in untruths under the wings of some true statement. Heather Cox Richardson has the most popular history newsletter on Substack. It is a big platform, and Richardson’s credentials as a professional historian give her a veneer of authority in telling people about our past. That sort of platform ought to be used responsibly. What follows is an example of doing the opposite.

Richardson’s July 3 post included the following passage (emphasis mine):

What the founders declared self-evident was not so clear eighty-seven years later, when southern white men went to war

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