White Southerners Need To Speak Honestly

The romanticization of the Civil War has to end

Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara, from MGM’s ‘Gone with the Wind’

In recent years, criticism of identity politics has been a primary feature of social discourse. I myself have been one of those critics, as have many people who are normally my political adversaries. By this, I mean conservatives and right-wingers. Let us look at an example.