Sorry, Tom

"Murder, robbery, rape, adultery and incest will openly be taught and practiced, the soil will be soaked with blood, and the nation black with crimes," said an 1800 Connecticut Courant editorial opposing the election of Thomas Jefferson as President. Now the Hartford Courant, the paper marked the 250th anniversary of Jefferson's birth with an apology. Said the Courant: "It's never too late to admit a mistake."


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