June 25, 2015 2:00 am -


This is not what you’d expect from a Democrat, much less one considering running for president.

In a Facebook post, Webb urges fellow Americans to “[respect] the complicated history of the Civil War.” He then says that while the Confederate flag has appropriated by many for racist purposes, it “should not be used in any way as a political symbol that divides us.”

Webb then writes that “honorable Americans” — a group he explicitly says includes slave owners — “fought on both sides of the Civil War.”



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.