“The Horror” and The Irony
June 4, 2008
One of my readers pointed out the irony surrounding the fact that Barack Obama secured the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States on Jefferson Davis's 200th Birthday. How could I have missed this one?
No doubt, Davis, Lee, Jackson and the rest of the boys are rolling over in their graves.
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