Spox: McDonnell ‘Knows That Slavery Is A Significant Part Of Virginia’s History’ | Talking Points Memo

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has gotten some serious criticism for signing a proclamation declaring April “Confederate History Month,” and especially for making no mention of slavery in the document. He got more criticism after saying in an interview that he had only “focused on the [issues] I thought were most significant for Virginia.”

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