Racist Idiots Hold Pro-Confederate Flag Rallies Across the South
While rest of the country took the day to celebrate yesterday’s historical win for inclusiveness and equality, a bunch of racist idiots in the South decided to fight for their allegiance to a fallen, unrecognized confederation whose founding principle was the ability to own other humans as slaves.
Just as quickly as the authorities were able to undo Bree Newsome’s noble handiwork from earlier in the day, the 150-years-late separatists showed up to have their voices heard. Which is, admittedly, just like every other day of the week—except this time, they brought flags.
About 30 #ConfederateFlag supporters at #SCStateHouse now. Many singing Dixie. Some taking selfies. #sctweets #wis10 pic.twitter.com/S6eRNwn4RWJune 27, 2015
Lots, and lots of flags.
An interesting rendition of the #ConfederateFlag held by supporters at the State House. #sctweets #wis10 pic.twitter.com/xGq0kM1omFJune 27, 2015
A few decidedly more lucid humans attempted to explain to the delusional men in Confederate uniforms that the war had ended, only to have this happen.
"Go back to where you came from!" #sctweets #wis10 #ConfederateFlag pic.twitter.com/fvn68YVdY0June 27, 2015
I ask him what he meant. He tells me: If you don't accept history behind flag, find a new country. #ConfederateFlag pic.twitter.com/1GtWOCR1QsJune 27, 2015
From earlier: #ConfederateFlag supporter in defense of herself: "I had dinner with a black man last night." #sctweets pic.twitter.com/gcLzzTd2uoJune 27, 2015
#ConfederateFlag supporters on black man arguing to #TakeItDown: "he's only here because he wants attention." #wis10 pic.twitter.com/qclioPkFxVJune 27, 2015
A good number of names on the #KeepTheFlagUp petition so far. #sctweets #wis10 #ConfederateFlag pic.twitter.com/RnpazCrxIcJune 27, 2015
A couple of signs out amongst the #ConfederateFlag supporters. #sctweets #wis10 pic.twitter.com/t9DlSg7Mi8June 27, 2015
It wasn’t just South Carolina, though. Racists in other southern states got in on the fun, too. States like Alabama, for instance.
"Southern Lives Matter." Even when showing their hate for Black people they manage to appropriate from Black people. pic.twitter.com/iRjRJSZo5qJune 27, 2015
Who even put their nostalgia for a time when slavery was a white American’s God-given right to song.
Confederate flag rally sing song of the south @MGMAdvertiser pic.twitter.com/1tpw5qnUrKJune 27, 2015
And, of course, what would a delusional, hateful gathering be without our good friend Florida.
The Other Florida: Crowd rides for Confederate flag in Brandon rally http://t.co/6FajBv40Sb via @TB_Times pic.twitter.com/be9DSfzBPvJune 27, 2015
Protests over confederate flag get very heated (not violent) in Brooksville, FL. #WTSP pic.twitter.com/PLbUbhnxWwJune 27, 2015
Did a long-lost group of Confederate soldiers get misplaced in time and wind up in your town? Let us know down in the comments.
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