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Doomed to fight the Civil War again

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the truculent White House press secretary, rose to defend John Kelly on Tuesday. President Donald Trump's chief of staff had engaged in some Civil War revisionism during an interview the night before, and she was ready to back him up. One particularly comical moment came when Sanders declared that "just because you don't like history doesn't mean you can erase it and pretend that it didn't happen." The same could and should be said to

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