Topics: Arizona, Confederacy, confederate monument, partner video, Racism, Politics News, News As a resident of Pennsylvania, I can recall plenty of occasions when I’ve seen Confederate flags flown on top of pickup trucks or flapping in the breeze on front lawns.
When the owners are confronted, they invariably say something to the effect of, “I’m proud of my heritage.” Except Pennsylvania is north of the Mason-Dixon line and fought for the Union.
Objectively speaking, the Confederacy is not part of Pennsylvania’s heritage — which leaves racism as the only logical explanation for brandishing the stars-and-bars.
A similar situation applies to Arizona, according to a recent report by the Phoenix New Times.
Even if that’s not the intended message — and I would argue that it is — that’s how it’s going to be received.”