Saturday, October 29, 2016

Donald Trump as Andrew Jackson

192 years ago, the U.S. elected a President who opposed the economic plans of the Eastern bankers, rejected the benefits of education in favor of belief in the wisdom of the "common man", and who wanted to drive the indians out of the United States while favoring the expansion of black slavery.  link to article

The President was Andew Jackson .  I suppose the good news was that Jacksonian democracy didn't destroy the United States, but I'm not so sure that would be true in 2016.

We have an Alexander Hamilton with a black Hamilton and black versions of America's first Presidents.  I wonder if there will be an Andrew Jackson musical.  Jackson did have red hair.  

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