UPDATED (5/17): Sanctuary City Mayor Trashes American Hero Robert E. Lee

America,Federalism,History,Racism,States' Rights

Sanctuary City Mayor Trashes American Hero Robert E. Lee” is the current column, now on The Daily Caller. An excerpt:

Mayor Mike Signer—who had declared his intention to make Charlottesville, Virginia, the “capital of the resistance” to President Trump and a sanctuary city “to protect immigrants and refugees”—is refusing to protect a symbol saluting one of America’s greatest men.

Yes, Robert E. Lee was a great American.

If Signer knew the first thing about human valor, he’d know that there was no man more valorous and courageous than Robert E. Lee…

… With its statue, Charlottesville salutes Gen. Lee, who, in a letter to his sister, expressed unhectoring clarity as to where his loyalties lay:

“With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relatives, my children, my home.”

Lee, you see, was first and foremost a Virginian, the state that gave America its greatest presidents and the Constitution itself.

Born in New York (confirmation of which Sergey Brin’s Google search is reluctant to cough up), steeped in Berkeley and Princeton—Mayor Mike Signer is nothing but a carpetbagger. …

READ THE REST. “Sanctuary City Mayor Trashes American Hero Robert E. Lee” is now on The Daily Caller.

UPDATE (5/17):

TownHall.com readers: “Rarely do we find honesty such as this when reading about the War for Southern Independence.” And, “It’s kinda sad that a woman like Ilana who was born in South Africa, lived in Israel and around the world, knows more about our history during the ‘Civil War’ than the mayor of Charlottesville!!”

“Sanctuary City Mayor Trashes An AMERICAN Hero” on Townhall.

Clyde Wilson: