It was during the era of slavery.
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Alabama’s Republican candidate for Senate, Roy Moore, says America needs to be a bit more like it was when it had slaves.
This is not a joke or exaggeration. When asked earlier this year when America was last great, Moore acknowledged, according to the Los Angeles Times, that the country had a history of racial tensions. Then he answered the question: “I think it was great at the time when families were united — even though we had slavery — they cared for one another. … Our families were strong, our country had a direction.”
The quote comes from a Los Angeles Times report published in September, but it was recently resurfaced by a viral tweet from former Obama administration official Eric Columbus.
There are so many problems with this remark that it’s hard to know where to start.
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