Richmond Politician Spreads Hateful Falsehoods, Bullies Businessmen Into Removing Portrait
Lies are always bad. But lies motivated by malice, spite and grievance are the worst and the most harmful. All of us recoil when we hear the hateful falsehoods of crazies who would deny the Holocaust.
But closer to home-in the heartland of America's founding, in the Old Dominion, Virginia-those shrivelled, misguided souls who would traduce history, and rewrite it with poisonous lies, are getting more than a polite hearing. They are successfully falsifying America's history and slandering American heros.
Earlier this month, Richmond City Councilman Sa'ad El-Amin …