WATCH: President Trump says "Robert E. Lee was a great general" during Ohio rally, calling the Confederate leader "incredible." pic.twitter.com/HhsLI1Mk05
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 13, 2018
A. He was a great general. B. Recognizing that isn’t racist, just objective fact. C. His point was that’s why Grant had to be so great to defeat him, praising the Union commander. D. MSM sucks, off to calling Trump racist again.
Here we go again…
At his MAGA rally in Ohio tonight, President Donald Trump called Robert E. Lee “incredible” and a “great general,” which the media will no doubt quote endlessly over the next few hours:
Sigh. And now for what President Trump was really talking about, via NRA TV’s Cam Edwards:
If you listen to the clip, he’s clearly telling a story and building to the point of Lincoln appointing Grant as Lt. General and head of Army of the Potomac, where he proceeded to take Lee on and win where other Union generals had failed. Y’all are such hacks. https://t.co/SfOC9G196d
— Cam Edwards (@CamEdwards) October 13, 2018