August 24, 2017

Keeping Confederate Statues Doesn't Defend History

The people arguing against removing statues to Confederate leaders insist "We’re just defending history," adding, "We’re just preserving the memory of the Civil War."

Hogwash. Do those defending the statues believe we’re in any danger of forgetting about the Civil War? And does anyone think a statue of Robert E. Lee in the town square is all that keeps us from total amnesia about the bloodiest chapter in American history, one that divides us to the present day? The clear answer to both questions is "no."

Read the full op-ed in Newsmax.