The Washington Post: “Trump’s gaffe on Frederick Douglass isn’t the problem. Relegating him to Black History Month is.”
February 6, 2017 — In today’s edition of The Washington Post, reporter Petula Dvorak writes:
All weekend, he flipped the pages of the reservations book to show how full it was and apologized to the folks trying to get into Cedar Hill, the Washington home of Frederick Douglass.
“Sorry, we’re really booked. Black History Month, you know? It books up fast,” the National Park Service volunteer kept saying over and over to the folks who flocked to one of the hottest places in town.
Douglass is on fire. Selling out the place. Really getting noticed. His ratings are through the roof.