....McConnell was part of the compromise team that removed all four of those flags, replacing them with one infantry flag on the soldiers' monument.As a part of that deal, in 2000 South Carolina became the final state to recognize Martin Luther King Day. People had tried and failed to recognize the holiday in this state for 20 years.
McConnell got it done.
|George Washington is BANNED from the MLK Day event held today in South Carolina.|
Note the wall built around the Chief Founding Father at the event held on the steps of the Capitol Building in Columbia, South Carolina.
|A Confederate Naval Jack hangs in the |
Summerall Chapel. (Russell Pace/The