Flagger Hysteria (Neither Heritage Nor History)

It has been little short of astounding to hear the hysterical cries of the Virginia Flaggers and their supporters concerning resistance to their proposal to fly a large Confederate flag along I-95 south of Richmond. Grayson Jennings of Richmond, Virginia, has claimed that he’s worried about vandalism, although he has not mentioned whether the Flaggers will assign Rob Walker to guard the flag pole. We’ve had talk of terrorism as well ┬áby Flagger supporter Carl Roden of Chester (South Carolina). And by now it’s become commonplace to see Flaggers cry that they are being denied their right to free speech by their opponents, although it seems that what the Flaggers would like to do is to silence their opponents’ free speech. Continue reading