Thought I’d repost this blog from June 24th in light of South Carolina’s vote to take down the Confederate Flag today. I agree that it should be taken down from the state house grounds, but I have other issues with regard to the blame the flag gets for one demented individuals actions. If the flag was to blame, where are the “politically correct” people when it comes to the GUN?
I can understand why the Confederate flag riles some people. And rightly so. But, that said, I personally feel that this has become a media and political politically correct football.
A flag! Really! A flag that’s been around for years is making everyone ballistic! Really!
Now being a Northerner all of my life, I can’t really say that the flag ever registered with me as being a symbol of racism. I would assume that most Northerners, when seeing the Confederate flag thought of the war between the North and the South.
The North had their flag and the South theirs.
So, now after that horrible shooting in South Carolina the flag has become a politically correct issue.
Now don’t get me wrong here. I understand the feelings of African-Americans when it comes to that flag. Just as I understand the feelings of the young men who fought…
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