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Historian Blasts Trump Over Confederate Statues In Hilarious Twitter Rant

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Donald Trump responded to the events in Charlottesville on Thursday on Twitter, calling the removal of Confederate monuments by several local governments "foolish," and once again comparing Confederate general Robert E Lee to the likes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. He conveniently left out the fact that Robert E. Lee supported a bunch of traitors and actively led armies to kill soldiers who were battling to keep the "United" part of the "United States" intact. So yeah, maybe Lee is a teensy, tiny bit different than historical figures like Washington and Jefferson.