by Al Benson Jr.
Member, Board of Directors, Confederate Society of America
Many of us have observed, with growing indignation, as the seemingly insane (but actually well-planned and coordinated) campaign to tear down Confederate monuments here in the South proceeds. In fact, it is proceeding so smoothly that you have to recognize none of this is “spontaneous” and it is working like a well-oiled machine–paid for by whose money? Anyone need three guesses? Didn’t think so. This has now expanded to where the Hard Left wants to remove all manner of monuments to people, either because they were slave owners or because they were white, or because they treated “indigenous” peoples badly, or for whatever cockamamie reason they can come up with. I wonder, through this planned insanity, how many statues of Ulysses S. Grant will come down, or maybe there’s a monument somewhere to some black person that was a slave owner, and there were blacks that were slave owners you know.
These Hard-core Leftists profess a growing concern for a slavery that ended in this country 150 years ago. And they want to display their growing concern over this slavery that ended a century and a half ago …
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