“They Only Understand Force” Say People Who Don’t Understand History

Updating my little project that tracks the uses and misuses of history by politicians and their ilk, I found what is probably the most vile statement in my collection, and yes it is from Trump.

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Politifact has done us all a great service by talking to eight historians about this nonsense, which seems to have come from an email meme. Meaning that it won’t go away, ever.

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