Thursday, December 19, 2013

wherein needing a good perspective on history is necessary

Southern Discomfort: U.S. Army seeks removal of Lee, ‘Stonewall’ Jackson 

Rowan Scarborough
The Washington Times
17 December 2013

"“[Lee] was certainly not good for the nation. This is the guy we faced on the battlefield whose entire purpose in life was to destroy the nation as it was then conceived. … This is all part of an informed discussion.”"

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Hat tip: Email correspondent

I forget how much a readership is implied as having the same 'road signs' or iconography. For the rest of the world, resident blogger is appalled by the quote pulled from the article and the title of my 'reblogged' post chides the very stupidity of this latest in rewriting history.

Southern to the bone, here.

And from that old and cultured South that made the Yankees rabble-rousers and something less than saints.