The Corner

A History Lesson for George Stephanopoulos

Beating the same drum as Chris Wallace, George Stephanopoulos portrayed GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann as gaffe-prone during a Sunday interview by recalling an earlier statement in which she said that a number of America’s founders had opposed slavery and worked to end it. Stephanopoulos countered, “Now, with respect, Congresswoman, that’s just not true.” In fact, it is true — Jeffrey Lord and Mark Levin provide a history lesson, outlined in Jeff’s post at TAS. 

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