American History Is for Snobs

By Ta-Nehisi Coates
A spoken word, dadaist, reflectionist, freestyle, on antebellum America and the Civil War

Incredibly, Palin seems incapable of uttering the word "slavery" when discussing the Civil War.

Clearly not a fan. Palin's unwillingness to lean on dry 19th century tropes like "slavery" shows an aversion to cliche making her one of the literary improvisationalists of our era.

Or some such.



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