Progressive Myths About the Founding Fathers, and Hating Whitey

Not everyone admires the Founders. As a reflection of his rebranding as a “progressive,” Ed Schultz accused Glenn Beck of “Psycho Talk” for thinking well of the Founding Fathers. After Beck mentioned his appreciation of Samuel Adams, Ed lectured Beck that the Founders deserved no honor, because they were evil white men. [M]ost of these Founding Fathers that you think so highly of were … [Read more...]

Now I’m Only Going to Say This Once: The Three-Fifths Compromise

Ed Schultz closes his eyes to history. While chiding Glenn Beck for his cherishing the U.S. Constitution, MSNBC talk show host Ed Schultz repeated one of the most oft-repeated lies about the Founding Fathers: they considered blacks less than fully human. In an episode of “Psycho Talk,” Schultz blasted Beck for saying “Progressives” believe individuals are the problem, and “in Samuel Adams’ … [Read more...]