PBS’s Alcindor: America Built On ‘Lies’ and ‘Myth’ It Was Ever ‘Great’


PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor used the occasion of President Trump’s speech at Mount Rushmore to undermine his depiction of the United States as a nation worthy of pride. She called it a “lie” that Trump was perpetuating that the nation “treated men and women equally, that we founded this country just by our own wits,” as she added that “we’re seeing a celebration of America’s independence on land that was stolen from Native Americans.” 

Referring to the sculptures on the mountains of presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt, Alcindor decided it was important to note two of them owned slaves and Roosevelt “oversaw the desecration of native lands.”

As for Trump’s “Make America Great Again,” Alcindor asserted the “question” was “what part of America and what period are you talking about? Is it when African-Americans were enslaved? Is it when women couldn’t vote? Is it when native American people were literally run off their lands?’”….[H]e’s fitting in this history that is, in some ways, a Republican history about the idea they’re really looking at white resentment.”

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