If there was any doubt whether the Confederate Flag is evil or merely a southern cultural emblem hijacked by the klu klux klan, one only has to look at William Tappan Thompson (pictured above) who created the Stainless Banner flag (pictured below).
Image via: Georgia Info
William Tappan Thompson who founded the Daily Morning News (which was later renamed the Savannah Morning News) had these fond words to say about folks blessed with extra pigment in their skin.
As a people, we are fighting to maintain the Heaven-ordained supremacy of the white man over the inferior or colored race; a white flag would thus be emblematical of our cause. […]
Such a flag…would soon take rank among the proudest ensigns of the nations, and be hailed by the civilized world as THE WHITE MAN’S FLAG. […]
… As a national emblem, it is significant of our higher cause, the cause of a superior race, and a higher civilization contending against ignorance, infidelity, and barbarism. Another merit in the new flag is, that it bears no resemblance to the now infamous banner of the Yankee vandals.
Although Americans are granted the right to fly any flag they choose on their own property (whether it be state, national, Nazi or Confederate), only a bigot or ignorant fool would associate themselves with this evil banner.
As John Oliver from Last Week Tonight elegantly stated: