Next time you hear one of these bozos saying, “It’s heritage, not hate,” remember this and remember that their heritage is a heritage of hatred. Some of these people are truly despicable in wishing bodily harm and even death for Professor Ayers, who is truly a wonderful gentleman.
Ed Ayers is a Civil War historian who currently serves as president of the University of Richmond. Most recently he also helped advise the University of Mississippi on how to address its connection with Confederate heritage. Ed’s a southerner by birth, but I guess he’s not a True Southron (TM) in the eyes of some people, given what popped up about him in a recent Facebook thread: