Drunk Girl on R.E. Lee and Southern Defeat (not bad) August 29, 2008 10 comments 10 comments… add one Karen Cox August 29, 2008, 5:49 pm My knees are shaking. Reply Kevin Levin August 29, 2008, 5:59 pm Hey Karen, – Yes, but I think there is more going on here. She is no doubt correct that Lee did strike fear in many northerners and there is even a hint of the internalist explanation of Confederate defeat. With all the talk about how little we know about our history I see HOPE in this video. (LOL) Reply Jeremy Young August 29, 2008, 6:33 pm Nothing gets people interested in history like local jingoism. “I’m from South Carolina” — lol. Reply Marc Ferguson August 30, 2008, 3:07 pm Uh, yeah, bad topography, that was the problem! Reply Richard August 31, 2008, 3:24 pm Would be interesting to talk to her sober. She has that much interest in history in that condition, she may not be parroting just what she was told by some one. And she did not slug the camera man LOL Reply Tim Lacy September 2, 2008, 12:38 pm My favorite part: “You know what, I live in effing Cherry Hill, New Jersy, I don’t want to hear this sh!%.” …Wow. It’s good to know that Lee’s drunken defenders are not confined to the Deep South. – TL Reply Chris Paysinger September 2, 2008, 8:40 pm Being from Alabama…but for the grace of the sweet, sweet Lord Jesus, I could have married a girl much like that. Instead mine cares about, of all things, long term health care and dietary needs associated with it. Reply Sherree September 5, 2008, 6:40 am What prompts a group of adults to analyze and ridicule a young drunk girl? Just asking. Reply Kevin Levin September 5, 2008, 7:44 am Lighten up. It’s interesting that a topic would come up in such a setting. And as for me, I think it’s funny as hell. Reply Sherree September 5, 2008, 10:31 am Good grief, Kevin. I wasn’t talking about your comment. There is something going on here. A young drunk girl caught on video is espousing her view of history. I am struck by the fact that she is so combative, which may be in large part due to the alcohol, but could be a result of the fact she is a Southerner living in the North. I personally have a problem with the loss of privacy in our society, but this young woman should have thought about that before she got drunk in public. As always, thanks for the conversation. Have a good day. Sherree Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.