Leftist newspapers like The Washington Post dearly love a chance to remind us of how savage white Europeans committed genocide 500 years ago. Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn noted that on Friday, the Post brought the Debbie Downer history lesson to “pumpkin spice,” just in time for the politically correct to beat their breasts about the October craze.
Fall’s favorite spice blend has a violent history
Historians say the instance of “corporate genocide” was over nutmeg, without which there would be no Pumpkin Spice Latte.
The reporter was Maham Javaid, who grew up in Karachi, Pakistan. She found a historian to really lay on a guilt trip about your latte:
The invaders struck the island from three sides simultaneously.
The Dutch fleet of 1,655 soldiers and sailors and more than a dozen wooden ships landed at the Banda Islands, an archipelago located in modern-day Indonesia, in 1621. It was the most powerful military campaign the Dutch East India Company had sent to Asia thus far.
After a swift Bandanese surrender, the victors rounded …