It did not take long for several bloggers who have followed the Virginia Flaggers to respond to my post discussing whether the Flaggers may have overreached with their newest project. Kevin Levin answers the question I posed in the affirmative. Andy Hall suggested that, far from overreach, the I-95 flag project is a de facto admission of defeat, and that by embracing this project, the Flaggers shed any claim to being different than any other heritage group that chooses the well-worn alternative of having a Confederate flag flying along an interstate.
These positions are easily reconciled. Continue reading