ComPost: reenacting

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Bull Run, 1861 and the urge to reenact

Bull Run and the urge to reenact.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Civil War, reenacting, 1861

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/20/2010

Textbook error: Virginia's Confederate troops and the perils of online research

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Facts I Found Online. That seems to be the lesson of the recent debacle over a Virginia textbook's depictions of thousands of black soldiers fighting for the Confederacy. As...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri | Tags:  History, reenacting

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 10/12/2010

Rich Iott -- a Nazi bit of reenacting work

It's all over the news. Rich Iott, Tea Party candidate for a House seat from Ohio, has been known to dress up as a Nazi on weekends. This revelation has been making the rounds, generating frenzied attacks and equally...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:18 PM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri | Tags:  Rich Iott, reenacting