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Egregious Claims


September 11, 2017

Jack Matthews, in a recent letter to the Transylvania Times, spoke to the controversy surrounding the monuments erected to commemorate and celebrate the men who fought on behalf of the seceding states.

Matthews makes a particularly egregious false equivalency on several occasions when he implies that the ‘Democrats” of the Deep South before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 are the Democrats of the present era. With the exception of Robert Byrd, whose more enlightened position on racism came after his earlier oppressive stance, those instances he cites of “Democrats” are actions by peo...

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