TIL the George Wallace, infamous segregationist, renounced his views, endorsed civil rights, and won his final election with 90% of the black vote

Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-a-failed-assassination-attempt-pushed-george-wallace-to-reconsider-his-segregationist-views-180980063/

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  1. Wouldn’t happen in today’s world. The point of view you had as a young idiot, will be the stake they roast you on when you’re a smarter person and understand the views you once had were wrong.

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