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Dealing with the Media

I have been involved with the preservation and education of Southern Heritage for as long as I can remember and have had numerous encounters with the media and with these encounters one gains much experience in the art of how the media operates. Still, even with experience the level of bias shown by media outlets today is shocking. Legitimacy to those of the far left is freely given while the same courtesy is not extended to conservatives (especially those of the Southern variety).

Recent years have seen the unthinkable, the tearing down of monuments to those who fought for the Confederacy. It happened in St. Louis, Missouri , New Orleans, Louisiana, Dallas, Texas , Baltimore, Maryland and other sites throughout the South spurred on by Dylan Roof’s 2015 shooting spree of an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. The reason for the backlash? A photo of Roof on a social media account posing with a Confederate flag.

This in turn inspired the attempted removal of the stat…