I think this is a move on Michell's infamous "we need to change our history..." remark. The one where we all looked at each other and wondered WTF.
We now realize that she/they are dead serious, in changing the positive light in which we view our country's history as being one of...basically evil. Same thing they are teaching the younguns in public schools.
It is an attack on Invidiual (economic) Freedom, the Constitution and Capitalism. On a sidenote, I remember Rush mentioning Tony Kushner the other day; and Kushner's term "psychotic individualism". Kushner will win the Oscar for screenwriting "Lincoln".
Hell, the clearer this stuff becomes, the more obvious it is that the division is so great, that it will be impossible to resolve differences in any form of political discourse.
Makes me glad I'm 62, lived in a good time, and heading out the back door.