Scars from a whipping on the back of a man who had been enslaved

Bill O'Reilly probably doesn't regret his recent comments about how luxurious slavery was. But some people aren't finished with offering him a history lesson that he apparently never paid attention to in school. This time it was the Roots' Questlove.

The drummer took to Instagram and had a few poignant words about the atrocity that was slavery:

Slavery was a nightmare. Slavery was a despicable act. Slavery is the pebble whose ripple in the river still resonates on and on and on and on. I’d like to think most of you have common sense. But there is nothing more dangerous than a man in a suit pretending to be a journalist giving revisionist history on the ugliness that was slavery. … I dunno if that man’s (never say his name) point is to troll at any cost whatsoever but his entire existence is a 5 steps backwards for any progress made in humanity.

Of course, O'Reilly doesn't think he said anything wrong, stating on Twitter that his comments were distorted by “far left loons.”


I only see one loon here, though.