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SPENGLER: We fought the Civil War to preserve the Union, including a South that was only sorry th…

SPENGLER: We fought the Civil War to preserve the Union, including a South that was only sorry that it lost. In the interests of unity we tolerated (and even promoted) the myth of Southern gallantry, the Lost Cause, and all the other baloney that went into D.W. Griffiths’ “The Birth of a Nation” and GWTW. […]
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