No Surrender: Some Whites Still Believe US Civil War Wasn’t Lost

From the history of a Japanese soldier, comes insight into Americans today

In the Spring of 1974, 2nd Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in turn by American troops, the Philippine army and police, hostile islanders, and eventually successive Japanese search parties, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, convinced that World War II was still being fought and waiting for the day when his fellow soldiers would return victorious.

In other words, some Americans still can’t believe that America isn’t meant to be ruled only by white men (as a 1868 presidential candidate ticket still proclaimed boldly after they surrendered in Civil War).

As much as I hate pie charts, have a good look at these numbers and see why some Americans seem to be acting like an Onoda:

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