Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Lost Cause

I don’t want this weekend to slip by without a quick comment about Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s address on Friday. The New Orleans mayor chose the removal of the Robert E. […]

The Redeemable Confederate

What was likely the final legal challenge to the removal of the P.G.T. Beuaregard monument in New Orleans ended today with a judge denying a temporary injunction. The three remaining […]

Trump Teaches the Civil War + Sing-A-Long

It looks like the next monument slated for removal in New Orleans is Jefferson Davis. Violence erupted over night and barricades have been placed around the structure. Stay tuned.

Donald Trump and the Avoidable Conflict

Donald Trump claims to be an admirer of President Andrew Jackson. He recently visited his home in Tennessee and on occasion has reflected on Jackson’s significance. I would prefer that […]

Trevor Noah on Confederate Memorial Day

Confederate Memorial Day and the broader culture of Confederate remembrance is a regular and easy target for late night comedians and other commentators. The Daily Show has gone after it […]