If Republicans are the party of Lincoln, why do they fly Confederate flags?

If Republicans are the party of Lincoln, why do they fly Confederate flags? April 16, 2020

Republicans are the party of Lincoln. I hear this over and over and over again when attempting to persuade conservatives to reject racism and support racial justice measures. Republicans can’t be supporting racist policies, they say, because Republicans are the party of Lincoln.

But if Republicans are the party of Lincoln, why are they the ones flying Confederate flags? See this, from today’s protest of the governor’s “stay at home” order in Lansing.

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