History matters, Facts matter. Context matters. Let’s have an honest discussion of our national history.
By Jeremy Scahill
You cannot erase the murderous past of George W. Bush and his allies and act like all that matters is opposing Trump. If we, as a society, were actually honest about how often we do the very things — albeit in our own American way — as those we condemn as despots and tyrants and terrorists, then the whole dialogue would change.