Neo-Confederacy is boiling to the surface.
This is the article in the Charlotte Observer.
This should not be surprising. The Sons of Confederate Veterans has promoted this view in their magazines, in the books they promote.
This is the article quoting North Carolina House Rep. Larry Pittman.
In his post, Pittman said North Carolina should uphold traditional marriage “in spite of the opinion of a federal court.”
“And if Hitler had won, should the world just get over it?” he wrote. “Lincoln was the same sort if (sic) tyrant, and personally responsible for the deaths of over 800,000 Americans in a war that was unnecessary and unconstitutional.”Click on it and you can see the Confederate Veteran has an article, "Lincoln's Band of Tyrants" where he is compared to Hitler and Marx. Magazine to the left side.
By the way Olustee was a massacre of African American troops, and note the article about Mandela.