How the Trump Insurrection Echoes Confederate Treason

It’s no coincidence Confederate flags flew at the Capitol on January 6th, 2021

Trump supporters stand on and around the Ulysses S. Grant monument on 6 January 2021, with the US Capitol building in the background, displaying flags including the US flag, the Confederate navy jack, Gadsden flags, the Bedford flag, and a “Trump 2020” flag.
Photo by Tyler Merbler, 6 January 2020 (public domain)

They say history doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes. Well, on January 6th, 2021, Trump and his insurrectionists were singing “Dixie” loud and clear.

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Paul Thomas Zenki

Paul Thomas Zenki

Ghost writer, essayist, marketer, Zen Buddhist, academic refugee, living in Athens GA, blogging at A Quiet Normal Life: https://www.quietnormal.com/