Update: "In its statement, the company apologized and called the comparison “an unintentional error.”
“It was never our intention to malign Justice Thomas, nor to become embroiled in the right vs. left politics of the day,” the statement reads.
Oh the cleansing power of the light of day is a beautiful thing...
Via The Daily Caller
The latest version of a top-selling study guide for theAdvanced Placement European History exam explains the French Revolution with a chart which identifies Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a fascist and pairs him with the Ku Klux Klan.
“Barron’s AP European History” (7th edition) makes the claim, intended for consumption by American high school students, on page 168. The chart attempts to compare modern American political affiliations with the various factions involved in the French Revolution.
The chart moves politically from left to right.
The far right of the chart is labeled “fascist.” The authors demonstrate modern-day “fascists” by pairing “Clarence Thomas and the KKK” in the same box.
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