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Jeb Bush: Confederate flag has become a ‘racist’ symbol

Posted on AllSides June 30th, 2015
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking in South Carolina Monday, said he removed the Confederate flag from the Florida Capitol grounds as governor because it was “the right thing to do” and that the flag has become a “racist” symbol in the country’s recent history.

“I took them off the premises and put them where I think they should be, which is in the museum of Florida history, where our heritage can be respected,” he said during a stop at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, NBC News reported. “But the symbols...

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