King: The change we really need will happen at the ballot box

Among the top 10 items on my list of Urgent Things to Do, toppling Andrew Jackson’s statue in Lafayette Square is not to be found. Neither is changing the names of military installations named for Confederate generals. Those things can, and will, occur in due course. My chief interest is the defeat of President Trump, who, among other sins, is keeping the Confederacy’s legacy alive, lauding the most offensive era in our nation’s history as “an American heritage.” Trump insists all memorials must stand, and declares he would “not even consider” changing the forts’ names. (Wash Post)

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