Historian Kevin Kruse has been criticizing Dinesh D’Souza’s many distortions about American history and his latest criticism once again show just how utterly dishonest D’Souza is. He did it in a long Twitter thread about D’Souza’s claim that there was no racist “southern strategy” by Republicans. Here’s what he’s responding to, cued up to the relevant portion:
Kruse begins his debunking:
This segment really is Peak D'Souza in that it manages to present an argument that uses a single cherry-picked fact to push against a much larger body of evidence on the other side *and* it somehow manages to get that one fact wrong.
Let's take a look.
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) November 14, 2018
Read the whole thread, he really does just blast D’Souza’s argument to bits and shows how he consistently distorts the facts of history to fit the argument he want to make.