Dunces of Confederacy

What should the University of Texas at Austin do with its statues celebrating the “heroes” of the Old South? Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.
Illustration by David Plunkert

From the window of my office at the University of Texas at Austin, I can see the statue of Albert Sidney Johnston, a professional soldier who served in three armies: the Republic of Texas, the U.S., and the Confederate. Johnston’s is one of seven memorials that I have been walking

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