Daniel McCarthy on secession

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Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Barry
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    says:

    “Now, one could suppose that if the U.S. had broken up in the 1860s, both regions would have cultivated their virtues instead of their vices. ”

    What strong virtues would a successful Confederacy have?

    And don’t say ‘freedom’; even for whites, the Confederate states were restrictive of anything which the Planter elites feared might undermine their system.Report

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