Skip to comments.Jesse Jackson Compares Hugo Chavez to Founding Fathers
Posted on 03/09/2013 3:35:46 PM PST by TurboZamboni
Wolf Blitzer: What do you say to the Venezuelans, not only in the opposition but those who have fled the country, who considered Hugo Chavez a vile dictator?
Jesse Jackson: Well, you know, democracies mature, Our first 15 presidents owned people. They owned slaves. Democracies mature.
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When do you think any reporter or news host will challenge what these fools say. All of the first 15 presidents did not own slaves.
Of the first five presidents, four owned slaves. All four of these owned slaves while they were president.
Of the next five presidents (#6-10), four owned slaves. Only two of them owned slaves while they were president.
Of the next five presidents (#11-15), two owned slaves. Both of these two owned slaves while they were president.
It may be a small point but somewhere someone is repeating what Jackson said as the truth and people will believe it.
Lying is so common now that truth seems not to matter.
MARTIN VAN BUREN
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
U. S. GRANT had some control over and use of slaves his father-in-law gave his wife.
The only thing they have in common is they are all at room temp.