Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, reviving a controversy that had been dormant for eight years, has declared that April will be Confederate History Month in Virginia, a move that angered civil rights leaders Tuesday but that political observers said would strengthen his position with his conservative base.
Who in the world thought this was a good idea?
If you want to declare something, how about “Civil War History Month?”
So much for an up and coming Republican.
How many times can they shoot themselves in the foot?