Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

Today's vocabulary lesson

What is a "'revisionist historian'?

A revisionist historian is not someone who lies about the reasons for going to war, and then, once the war is over, dismisses questions about the veracity of those stated reasons.

A revisionist historian is not someone who repeatedly distorts, exaggerates or muddles the history of a particular nation and its regime.

A revisionist historian is someone who notices that there is difference between the reasons given for a military action before the action took place and the reasons given after.

I swear to Christ, man. The bullshit that comes out of that guy's mouth.
Tags: politics

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