Sunday, February 09, 2014

Lynching Errors

Rich People Say The Darndest Things:

....Benmosche later described the metaphor as a "poor choice of words" in an email to The Huffington Post. For the record, more than 4,700 people were lynched in the United States between 1882 and 1968, according to data made available by the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Not a single high-level executive has been prosecuted for their role in the most devastating recession since the Great Depression...
For the record, the first people lynched were white Southerners who backed the British during the Revolution. There's no account of their numbers. Lynch was one of many judges who were quick to condemn the Loyalists.

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