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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

GOP Honcho Taps into Civil War Iconography

As if we weren't polarized enough, the Devolutionary Conservative Governor of Virginia, recently in the news for yanking non-discrimination policies for State employees, declared "Confederate History Month".

One continually gets the sense that conservatives are trapped by history, not honoring it or its lessons.

Every time one might wince at the statue of Sherman at the corner of Central Park, one simply has to remember Governor Bob McDonnell, I suppose.