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‘Marginalized Southerner’ defends flying largest Confederate flag

By David Edwards
Thursday, June 5, 2008 6:33 EDT
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Fox & Friends talked with Marion Lambert who plans to fly the worlds largest Confederate flag in Florida. Lambert said, “Southerners have been marginalized ever since a 1991 NAACP resolution declaring the Confederate flag an odious blight upon the universe.”

President of Hillsborough County NAACP Chris Stokes objects to use of the Confederate flag in his community. Stokes told Fox & Friends that the Confederate flag is a symbol of hatred.

Stokes said, “Mr. Lambert doesn’t recognize that so he took it upon himself to erect this huge flag to, as he says, to build recognition and pride for something that represents hatred hatred.”

This video is from Fox’s Fox & Friends, broadcast June 5, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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