Right wing rewrites history in real time

The rabid right wants to rewrite history and in states like Texas they are already doing so. Conservatives in the Lone Star state want the state school board to rewrite teaching guidelines and force schools to downplay the role that Thomas Jefferson played in American history while praising right-wingers like Phyllis Schlafly and challenging the Constitutional concept that separates church in state. And that’s not all. Writes Steven Thomma of McClatchy Newspapers: In articles and speeches, on radio and TV, conservatives are working to redefine major turning points and influential figures in American history, often to slam liberals, promote Republicans
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