Not just whistlin’ Dixie

Ah, how we love Lawyers, Guns and Money. They’ve taken a thread started by Ezra Klein (the famous Pandagonian) to an even clearer place:

This are the issues that were critical to the Civil War:

Slavery

That’s it.

Destroying Confederate nostalgia, there’s a noble cause. As long as a Southerner with a Confederate flag on the back of his pickup truck can claim that someone from Massachusetts in Un-American, there will be something dreadfully wrong with this country.