Confederate statues really aren’t about race at all

Fully Myelinated

It’s just that their supporters think of Confederate statues are removed, then MLK statues should have to be moved to.  The arguments here are laughably pathetic and practically seem like they came from the Onion.  But, alas, this is indeed, deplorable America:

If the state moves Confederate statues to a Civil War battlefield, Martin Luther King statues should be removed too, some members of the public told the state committee considering the fate of the monuments.

More than 3,700 people have submitted online comments to a group of NC Historical Commission members considering the request from Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration to relocate three monuments from the Capitol grounds in Raleigh to Bentonville Battlefield in Johnston County…

Among a sampling of comments reviewed by The News & Observer, at least 11 people who want the Confederate statues to stay in Raleigh equated moving them with moving or removing a statute of…

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