Our governor is mistaken. Erecting statues to enemies of the United States Constitution only allows people to pretend that treason is somehow OK.
John Hunt Morgan was a radical Christian terrorist and a traitor. Had such things existed in his day, he would have been elated to learn that a jetliner crashed into the Pentagon.
Patriotism is not about tradition. Waving a Confederate battle flag is traditional, but so are wife-beating, racism, drunkenness, child abuse and lynching.
Kentuckians should pray for the soul of John Hunt Morgan, but not worship him.