R. Justin Shepherd | PART-TIME PUNDIT

This is NOT an Onion article.
30.November.2007, 4.20 pm
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Confederate flag supporters upset by Romney, Thompson
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group that supports the flying of the Confederate flag called two Republican presidential candidates “scalawags and carpetbaggers” Friday for their criticism of the divisive banner during this week’s GOP debate.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans said it was upset by remarks by former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. A news conference outside Romney’s headquarters is planned for Tuesday.
“This will kick off a concerted effort by the SCV to let scalawags and carpetbaggers know that the road to the White House hits a dead end when they smear the good name of our Southern ancestors,” Don Gordon, an official with the state division of the organization, said in a statement.
Romney’s South Carolina spokesman did not immediately return a message seeking comment.


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How is it possible that I live in a southern state?

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