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‘The left can’t leave peace alone’

Editor:

A patriotic rally in Charlottesville protesting the removal of a Gen. Robert E. Lee monument was hijacked by racist groups. Then the event became deadly.

The media has done nothing to differentiate what the event started out to be from what it became. To the contrary, Sunday morning news programs lumped all those who came to defend Civil War heritage with neo-Nazi’s and Ku Klux Klan racists.

Only the historically-bankrupt can wave a Nazi and Confederate flag at once. The Confederacy wanted freedom and independence, while Nazis stood for oppression and tyranny.

Like a Cobra, the media waits for uprisings as these to strike. They trivialize such import truths while sensationalizing their distortions.

The left-leaning media puts on a cloak of moral righteousness while fanning the flames of civil unrest heightening racial and political tensions. The clash between left and right in America always arises when the left wants to take something from the right, be it guns, free speech or Civil War monuments.

The left can’t leave peace alone, sparking civil unrest only to later accuse those on the right for all the problems.

Karl Schmidt

Farmville