Skip to comments.Yes, You're a Racist -- And a Traitor
Posted on 06/23/2015 11:56:19 AM PDT by EveningStarEdited on 06/24/2015 8:32:44 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
... I hate Gone With the Wind. I hate everything about it. I hate its portrayal of the Civil War. I hate its portrayal of Southern aristocrats. I hate its popularity. I hate that it's become an iconic movie. I hate that it was ever made in the first place.
Gone With the Wind is Birth of a Nation with less horses. The movie, and its position among the American cinematic pantheon, has done more to further the ahistoric Lost Cause bull**** than any other single production. Because that's the fundamental problem with the Lost Cause narrative: it's not true.
Let's go one-by-one through some typical Lost Cause-tinged revisionist talking points:
The Civil War was about economics, not slavery!
The Civil War was about states' rights, not slavery!
Simple thinking from a simpleton...quelle surprise!
Now you’ve done it. Civil War do over begin!
Still one of my favorite movies.
If it was about slavery, how come they weren't invaded and in ruins?
Why was their slavery acceptable, but those other states not?
Frankly, John..I don’t give a damn what you think..
Why don’t you just grow up and become an adult? Quit acting like a spoiled brat.
More liberals proving their ignorance.
Frankly, I don’t give a damn.
Regurgitating everything the learned in black studies.
Gone With the Wind and Birth of a Nation ping
Hunh. I wonder what name John E Price uses when he posts here. He’s got plenty of twins that troll any thread about the South.
Democrats were slavers. And racists. And traitors.
And continue to be obsessed by race right up to the present day. And continue to side with our enemies at every opportunity.
Check me if I’m wrong but slavery officially ended sometime around 1866.
Unless you count the slavery of bondage to the welfare state, where on the democrat plantation, all you are expected to do is vote democrat in every election.
Simpleton article, for the stupid.
The entire history of what led up to the war was far more than slavery. FR has thread after thread discussing the topic, so I won’t repost here, but the war was far from about slavery.
Hm. “Birth Of A Nation” is one my all-time favorite movies, at least in the top 5.
Got it wrong in the first three sentences. GWTW is about farmers in Northern Georgia not southern aristocrats with, maybe, the exception of Scarlett’s mother and, perhaps, Ashley’s family. Most of the characters are fairly nouveau - especially Scarlett. Guess they’ll be a movement to take away Mitchell’s Pulitzer.
Birth Of A Nation is a better movie. Why are leftists such haters? Their founder, Woodrow Wilson, was a big-time racist. LBJ, who started the modern big brother government movement, was a big fan of the N-word.
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