False Idols? Looking at America’s Founders With a Clear Eye

By |2020-06-07T08:19:57-05:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: American Republic, Featured, History, John C. Calhoun|

The greatest tragedy of America’s past is that racism was present not only in its worst villains, but also in some of its greatest public figures. We cannot debase the positive contributions of those who had moral failings, but we also cannot idolize the American Founders under the false pretension that vice did not exist [...]