OANN Anchor: Columbus Should Be Praised For Saving Native Americans With Jesus

Christopher Columbus brought Christianity to Natives in the Americas, ending all sorts of atrocities, Liz Wheeler said.

One America News Network (OANN) anchor Liz Wheeler offered a mind-blowingly wrong take on Christopher Columbus on Monday, arguing that the “Christian influence” the explorer brought to the Americas ended “mass murder, genocide, slavery, war” and more perpetrated by the Natives.

Columbus himself was just a good and peaceful Christian, right?

RawStory picked up on Wheeler’s arguments, made via tweet:

Andrew Kimmel, formerly of Buzzfeed, was quick to point out the errors in Wheeler’s case:

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