Condi Rice: Opposed to tearing down slave-owner monuments; ‘wiping out history’ bad

Condi Rice: Opposed to tearing down slave-owner monuments; ‘wiping out history’ bad
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[Ed. – Smart, classy lady, as ever.]

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice appeared on “Fox & Friends” Monday morning and criticized efforts to tear down monuments to historical figures who owned slaves.

“When you start wiping out your history, sanitizing your history, to make you feel better, it’s a bad thing,” Rice said.

Co-host Brian Kilmeade started the conversation about the sanitizing of history when discussing Rice’s new book, “Democracy.” …

“I’m a firm believer in keep your history before you,” Rice answered. “And so, I don’t actually want to rename things that were named for slave owners. I want us to have to look at these names and recognize that they did.”

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