Why America’s Confederate Monuments Can’t be Compared to Hitler and Nazi Germany

Daniel Whyte IV
Jul 18, 2020 · 4 min read
Photo by C. Ryan Patterson (Flickr, Public domain)

The movement to tear down monuments of Confederate leaders in America’s South has continued apace over the past few years and has been given renewed energy in the aftermath of protests following the killing of George Floyd.

Supporters of this movement often point to Germany as an example for the U.S. to follow. World War II had…