Letters to the Editor

Tell it like it is

In reference to those who oppose the removal of Confederate statues and memorials on historical grounds, I have a compromise.

Leave the statue. Change the marker to read, “So-and-So, supporter of slavery so long as he held the whip. Traitor to the United States. He took up arms against his own people.”

If you like history, go for it.

H. Stephen Midkiff

Mount Sterling