The Oklahoman put a nice little punctuation mark on Black History Month!
Yesterday, the "state's most trusted news" published a news brief about an upcoming Confederate Flag rally in Shawnee. Grab a lawn chair and check it out:
The Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a Confederate Flag Day rally on Saturday at Woodland Park.
The event begins at noon and will feature a color guard to post colors, a firing party to provide a rifle salute and several speakers. The rally is designed to honor the courage of the Confederate soldiers and the flags that represented that courage, according to a news release.
Visitors should bring their own lawn chairs for the event, which is expected to last about an hour and a half.
The park is located at the southeast corner of Broadway and Highland, just north of downtown Shawnee and directly north of the Pottawatomie County Courthouse.
Yeah, it may seem a bit weird that the state's largest newspaper would promote an event that pays tribute to an international symbol for hate, racism and bigotry honors our brave ancestors who courageously rebelled against the government to protect their God-given right to own black human slaves state's rights, but keep in mind, even The Oklahoman has to pander to its few remaining subscribers.