Why did even Burr's boss, Benedict Arnold, receive more coverage than “the most brilliant US statesman ever lived?”
For this, we should thank Thomas Jefferson, and all others who used their memoirs to create the Legend About The Octoroon-Bastard;
a foreign agent;
a closet monarchist;
a son of a camp girl;
a pawn of the British Crown;
the evil genius of this country;
the American Mephistopheles;
the greatest intriguant in the world;
a man devoid of every moral principle;
The proponent of such devilish contrivances as banks, factories, and stock exchanges, the biggest threat to their bucolic, slave-based Eden.
What these people forgot to mention is that after they set up, framed and physically eliminated General Hamilton, and seized the power in the US government... they had to continue his policy.