Friday, September 15, 2017

Peggy Noonan Was Right About The National Cathedral’s Confederate Windows

The reactions to Peggy Noonan’s tweets reveal the ignorance many have of the Civil War and the rash judgments they place on people in the past.
Columnist Peggy Noonan’s recent tweets criticizing the Washington National Cathedral’s decision to remove the stained glass windows of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson might have landed her in hot water among Twitter’s reactionaries, but she was right and doesn’t deserve to be called a white supremacist simply for speaking the truth.
In response to scrubbing the church of Confederate symbols, she tweeted, “A shonda [Yiddish for shame]. They were figures in the greatest, most killing moral struggle in U.S. history. They didn’t tweet, they took to the field and died.”
“Then one side won,” she continued, “they reconciled, the American experiment continued and we learned through this history. Keep em. Let it be. They are us.”
The reaction was to be expected: --->
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Monuments To Robert E. Lee Should Stay Because They Mark Our Growth As A Nation

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They reconciled....really, I see no reconciliation even now among the former Confederate states, the new Red State additions and a few obviously confused Union states.