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The only confederate flag that ever mattered was a white rag on a stick. The only way to properly display a confederate statue is with it horizontal and covered in graffiti.

Chairs and table – surrender to end the Civil War on April 9, 1865, at Wilmer McLean’s home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia. National Museum of American History.

This morning, from her campaign account:

Vicky Hartzler @VickyH4Congress
I didn’t support the Democrats’ effort to remove states’ statues of Confederate leaders from the Capitol’s Statuary Hall. I believe the states should decide who will represent them at the Capitol.
10:36 AM · Aug 11, 2020

So, Connecticut could put up a statue of Benedict Arnold in Statuary Hall?

Some of the responses:

Aren’t you the “Party of Lincoln” –the man who fought the confederacy?

Why don’t you have his back now?

This isn’t hard: Treason in defense of slavery and white supremacy should never be celebrated.

Traitors don’t belong in the Capitol, outside the Capitol, and near the Capitol bc this is the United States of America, not the Confederate States of America.


A Missourian

Traitors dont get statues, Vicky. In truth, all of them in a position of real power should have got the rope

You could have at least said ‘while I don’t approve of venerating confederate traitors in our nations capital, I support the states rights to choose’. The fact that you choose not to denounce tributes to racism while taking pot shots at Democrats speaks volumes.

Representative Vicky Hartzler (r) [2016 file photo].