This is a story about lying. About the New York Times lying. About 1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones lying. About CNN lying.
This is not a story about the old lies, the libels against America from the far-left Times and Hannah-Jones. The appalling, shameless, and provable lie America was founded on slavery in 1619, the countless historical and factual errors that were published even after the Times’ own fact-checker raised the alarm.
No, this is a story about the new lies the Times, Hannah-Jones, and CNNLOL are spreading to cover up the old lies.
The new lying began after President Trump rightfully defended this great country against the old lies. The president said at a White House event last week:
“The left has warped, distorted, and defiled the American story with deceptions, falsehoods, and lies. There is no better example than the New York Times’ totally discredited 1619 Project. This project rewrites American history to teach our children that we were founded on the principle of oppression, not freedom.”
The president then announced his “1776 Commission” as an antidote to the lying public schools that have agreed to teach the lies in the 1619 Project to our children. The idea behind the 1776 Commission is to “promote patriotic education in America’s schools and oppose reductionist partisan historical narratives.”
President Trump says he’ll sign an executive order to establish a “1776 Commission” to teach American schoolchildren patriotism.
Trump also slams the 1619 project & critical race theory. You can no idea how loud I’m cheering right now.
— Liz Wheeler (@Liz_Wheeler) September 17, 2020
“Critical Race Theory, the 1619 Project, and the crusade against American history is toxic propaganda — ideological poison that, if not removed, will dissolve the civic bonds that tie us together,” he added.
So now that Trump is telling the truth about the 1619 Project’s lies, the liars are telling new lies to cover up their old lies as a means to attack President Trump as a liar.
Here’s Hannah-Jones and CNN teaming up on Friday to tell the new lies:
The 1619 Project "does not argue that 1776 was not the founding of the country, but what it does argue for is that we have largely treated slavery as an asterisk to the American story,” creator @nhannahjones says as President Trump has railed against it. https://t.co/2qsfDPKiV2 pic.twitter.com/2AR3Xqlvj0
— CNN (@CNN) September 18, 2020
Both Hannah-Jones and the New York Times have explicitly — explicitly — used the 1619 Project to spread the lie America was founded in 1619 on slavery and therefore America was not founded in 1776.