Huh. Who knew? Here’s Joel Pollack:
MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes tried to rewrite history on Tuesday, describing the late segregationist Gov. George Wallace of Alabama as a Republican. Wallace was a Democrat–as were most Jim Crow-era leaders.
Hayes was trying to draw a parallel between the recent National Security Agency surveillance scandals and the extensive efforts by the U.S. government to spy on civil rights activists and black radicals in the 1960s.
And here’s George Wallace.
There’s video at the link, but I caution you that watching Chris Hayes has been scientifically proven to knock ten points off your IQ, and up to an inch off of your penis.