The Egyptians Had It Right

When the reign of the radical pharaoh Akhenaten ended, the ancient Egyptians systematically demolished every record of his reign that they could find — removing his cartouche from monuments, smashing statutes of him, and abandoning the new capital city he had built. It was the ultimate punishment for his blasphemy — his very existence was to be wiped from all of history.

Joshua Muravchik has a lengthy article on why doing the same with Jimmy Carter would be a profoundly good idea

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