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View Diary: *New Day* A 19th Century massacre gets a 21st Century whitewash (193 comments)

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  •  ... because they feel so ashamed and guilty (5+ / 0-)

    they might feel they must make everybody else forgetting it, I believe. All the efforts in denying the truth, I think, are based on them knowing the history all too well and being scared of their inner voices of guilt.

    •  I don't think the men there, with a few exceptions (1+ / 0-)
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      felt any guilt in an era when the Plains tribes were seen as not even human.  The few who did feel guilt spoke up but the majority of the mob (which it was) was composed of barflies and various riffraff so degraded and brutal as to feel no remorse

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