A lot of stupid things are said about history.
For example, there is no “right side” of history, if by that you mean events are destined to play out in some sort of preordained way.
But there is such a thing as being on the stupid side of history—and there’s a mad rush to be on it.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers failed to convince a single judge, Trump-appointed or otherwise, that there was systemic fraud in the 2020 election, never mind sufficiently outrageous fraud to warrant literally disenfranchising millions of voters. So Rep. Louie Gohmert is suing Vice President Mike Pence to force him to do exactly that.