Gen. Kelly has weighed in on the side of common sense in the debate over Confederate statues! In an appearance on Laura Ingraham’s TV show, Kelly said “Well, history’s history. I think we make a mistake, though, and as a society, and certainly as individuals, when we take what is today accepted as right and wrong and go back 100, 200, 300 years or more and say, ‘What Christopher Columbus did was wrong.’
You know, 500 years later, it’s inconceivable to me that you would take what we think now and apply it back then. I think it’s just very, very dangerous. I think it shows you just how much of a lack of appreciation of history and what history is.”
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