Do We Really Want to Know the Real Truth Behind Our Heroes and People We Admire?
By Joey Little
Visiting Monticello yesterday had me leaving with a different opinion of Thomas Jefferson. The former POTUS and founding father that was once my favorite historical character have now my brain thinking he was a complete dick that raped a young slave girl named Sally. Sure Jefferson gave some fantastic things to humanity and Americans, like the Declaration of Independence and the University of Virginia, but fathering four children with a slave and then burying the fact is a horrible taste in my mouth. This Jefferson realization has me now thinking of other "celebrities" & "leaders" that have disappointed me after learning of shitty things they have done as well. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/everyoneneedsalittle/support