Matthew Yglesias thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone about Andrew Jackson’s past after President Trump visited his memorial in Tennessee on Wednesday:
Interestingly, Andrew Jackson perpetrated genocide and his economic policies led to a devastating depression. https://t.co/ILC45weYOW
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) March 15, 2017
Yglesias was responded to this tweet from the president:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 15, 2017
And interestingly, Democrats around the country honor Andrew Jackson at annual Jefferson-Jackson dinners. From Politico’s Marc Caputo:
Interestingly, Democrats paid homage to Andrew Jackson in their annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinners https://t.co/s47BLl4Ahr
— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) March 16, 2017
You know, dinners like this in New Hampshire:
— CSPAN (@cspan) November 30, 2015
Or in Iowa:
Hillary Clinton just gave a hulluva speech at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner in Iowa https://t.co/DmLTVv8Yc1
— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) October 26, 2015
Interestingly, nobody mentioned “genocide” at any of these past events for some reason.
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