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Interview with Robert E. Lee's descendant

General Robert E. Lee was his ancestor. Today, Reverend Robert W. Lee IV wants the Confederate monuments taken down.

08/17/2017 4:22 PM
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  • Darrell D.
    08/17/2017 16:26

    Who asked for your opinion?

  • Ralph J.
    08/17/2017 16:32

    I detect the stink of pandering & groveling & rank virtue signalling. Phew! What a stench!

  • Amanda R.
    08/17/2017 16:34

    Put them in museums. I agree, but preserve them in museums where we can learn from them, not worship them.

  • Maggie W.
    08/17/2017 16:42

    I believe Rev. Lee is sincere in his beliefs. That being said, his message comes across as misguided and self serving. Removing the monuments will not curb racism.

  • Vicki P.
    08/17/2017 16:44

    From what I've read, General Lee did not approve of monuments and thought that they should not glorify a lost cause by erecting them.

  • Gene M.
    08/17/2017 16:50

    First in his class at West Point

  • Kristina A.
    08/17/2017 16:56

    Thank you, sounds like evolution.

  • Douglas A.
    08/17/2017 16:59

    Sell the statues to whoever wants them.

  • Amanda F.
    08/17/2017 17:01

    <3 <3 <3

  • Misaun F.
    08/17/2017 17:02

    They lost point blank

  • Lindsay J.
    08/17/2017 17:07

    Judah P. Benjamin was my relative - and I condemn his behaviors. He had his nephew hide the Confederate Gold, which I believe should be given back to the Black Community because it was their ancestors blood that was spilled into all of that money. Sadly, it was likely mostly used up during The Great Depression and if any (that hasn't been found) is still out there, it is likely heavily guarded by the same white trash that's whining about their participation trophies being taken down.

  • Silvia P.
    08/17/2017 17:11

    yes we need to put all down the statues 👏👏👏👏

  • Ismael M.
    08/17/2017 17:19

    They misspelled Virginia

  • Linda T.
    08/17/2017 17:26

    Well certain religions do not believe in idolizing statues so as a "reverend" it sounds religious based.

  • Trisha S.
    08/17/2017 17:31

    dang

  • Joey B.
    08/17/2017 17:32

    share today on RMR

  • Alicia N.
    08/17/2017 17:38

    I was against taking the statues down before watching this video but he explained the issue so much more clear than anyone else ive asked when trying to understand whats going on. I agree with him. I think its time they come down and put in museums instead of the streets and make room for the future.

  • Kiara H.
    08/17/2017 17:55

    Now everyone understands because he said it when all who opposed said the same thing 😒😒 fucking pricks

  • Mike S.
    08/17/2017 18:00

    He's full of shit point blank! He's another victim of government education!

  • Mike S.
    08/17/2017 18:02

    You must learn from history or we are doomed to repeat it!