Consider this comment from a Republican candidate for governor in South Carolina, framed as “Telling insight as to what an R gov candidate thinks she need to say in a SC primary, circa 2017” by the NYT’s Jonathan Martin:
Regarding the Confederate Flag: pic.twitter.com/bmU6oGrKhH
— Catherine Templeton (@TempletonCath) August 3, 2017
Now let’s place that in context with an imagined but parallel statement from another country:
Feel free to discuss.
South Carolina governor candidate Catherine Templeton’s ‘proud of the Confederacy’ remarks stir controversy