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Jeb Steps In It: 'The Problem With The Confederate Flag Isn't The Confederacy'

Well, actually, yes. It is exactly the problem with the Confederate Flag.
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Another day, another stupid thing from the mouth of Jeb, the so-called "smart one." This time, he's explaining the Confederate flag. To Jeb, we shouldn't be so offended by the Confederacy, but just what it meant later.

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"The problem with the Confederate flag isn't the Confederacy, the problem with the Confederate flag is what it began to represent later," Bush said while on a campaign stop. "And that's what we have to avoid to heal those wounds."

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"There's a way to find the right balance, as you're bringing up, because, look, the Confederacy is a part of our heritage, and it should be respected like other parts," he said. "It doesn't have to define who we are either. Because that symbol -- the problem with the Confederate flag isn't the Confederacy, the problem with the Confederate flag is what it began to represent later. And that's what we have to avoid to heal those wounds."

This is why our children isn't learning. Because of course, the Confederate flag was raised to fight for the right to keep humans as slaves; specifically, African-American humans. So yes, the problem isn't just with the Confederacy, but also its flag. I have no intention of respecting that as a part of our heritage. It's shameful and sad, unworthy of respect.

Pandering to Southern bigots isn't pretty, but Jeb's desperate now.


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