Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines the word whitewash as,
to gloss over or cover up (as vices or crimes), or
to exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data.
I got to thinking about whitewash, and whitewashing history in particular, during the Democratic National Convention. At the convention, a whole lot of whitewash was slopped around.
But what got me writing was the recent news of a bump in the polls for U.S. Senate candidate, Elizabeth Warren. That bump is being attributed to her speech at that convention, and I remembered that speech as very good example