Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag was always about, "service, sacrifice, and heritage."
She says there was, "never any hateful people in South Carolina," before Dylan Roof.
Here are some images from a CONFEDERATE FLAG rally in South Carolina in 2015: https://t.co/wg9ejegvVw
Nikki Haley: "The confederate flag is about heritage."
William T. Thompson, creator of the confederate flag: "we are fighting to maintain the Heaven-ordained supremacy of the white man over the inferior or colored race."
hey guys Nikki Haley wants you to know that she's very very very very angry with Dylan Roof for spoiling racism
I went to a lunch talk and came back an hour and a half later to find all of Twitter lined up to dunk on that idiotic Nikki Haley comment about the Confederate flag.
Jeez, save some for the rest of us.
Nikki Haley is fucking garbage. She’s no different than Donald Trump.
Remember that brief period of time when Nikki Haley was considered the adult in the Trump Administration? Welp, she just failed 8th grade social studies with this take.
Unless there is another Dylan Roof who was a confederate general or a KKK grand wizard in 1915. https://t.co/TNJPIWJaWa
Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag was about “service, sacrifice and heritage” until the Charleston church mass shooting of Black worshippers, and that the media “wanted to make [the shooting] about racism.” The shooter was a white supremacist.
Nikki Haley says the Confederate Flag is a symbol of “service, and sacrifice, and heritage”.
Actually, it's a reminder your side lost.
I don't see how anyone is shocked that Nikki Haley is trying to white wash the Confederate flag.
She JUST said trump is a "truthful" person a few weeks ago.
Shes just leaning in real hard for the White Supremacist vote. https://t.co/HrWf8KGPsq
So Nikki Haley tells some Kentucky Fried Chicken guy that the Confederate flag was about service and sacrifice until Dylan Roof hijacked it.
The Confederate flag was about slavery until a bunch of traitors got their asses kicked in the Civil War.
Obscene. Ahistorical. It's the battle flag of the fight to preserve slavery. The confederate flag is about racism, oppression, and cruelty. It should be draped on the coffin of Nikki Haley's political career. Thanks to this statement alone she has no future in national office. https://t.co/FKab9oy6EO
No one would be shocked by Nikki Haley's comments in 2019 if there hadn't been so much effort since 2015 to engage in revisionist history & erase the role civil disobedience played in the Confederate flag coming down in SC. She never led on issues of racism, quite the opposite.
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Nikki Haley also says, “The swastika was all about geometry, style, and trains arriving when expected – until my neighbor, Doris Glump, hijacked it last week and turned it into something vaguely sinister and, almost, anti-Jewish. Shame on Mrs. Glump!” https://t.co/H62w0NjHZ8
Sure Nikki Haley. Prior to Dylann Roof, black people would look at the Confederate Flag and say: "Wow, now there's a symbol of service, sacrifice, and heritage. I'm proud to have that flying in my neighborhood."
Republicans are fucking stupid.
I'm sure soon we'll have articles headlined "What Happened To Nikki Haley?" just like we got when Lindsey Graham morphed into a Trump-loving sycophant.
The answer is really simple. Nothing happened to them. They are merely revealing who they've always been: amoral opportunists.
She clearly is not defending the confederate flag in the video. Nikki Haley also literally removed the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina State Capital despite the outcry from people in her state.
Anyone who falls for Media Matters propaganda is a hack. https://t.co/ZvwidGhLLz
The Confederate flag was about service & sacrifice to a heritage of owning, raping, torturing & working enslaved human beings to death; while taking up arms against the United States
But then Dylan Roof made it look bad.
Nikki Haley thinks this'll help her get Mike Pence's job. https://t.co/pQOks4s29d
According to Nikki Haley, the Confederate flag is about "service, sacrifice, and heritage," because traitor is the new patriot.
Bookmark this for the next time the GOP or media punditocracy starts up again about how Nikki Haley is a “new kind of Republican."
Here is she telling Glenn Beck that the Confederate flag was about “service, and sacrifice, and heritage." https://t.co/BqbR76YU9O
And then Nikki Haley and her handful of fans discovered the Left didn't like them after all
Nikki Haley says Dylan Roof “hijacked” the Confederate flag, which represented “service, and sacrifice, and heritage.” She also says it was the media who made the shooting an issue of racism.
The media? Not the white supremacist with a confederate flag?
3 quick facts about Nikki Haley for the outrage mob:
1- She's not white.
2- She's the reason the confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina state house and said, "it should have never been there."
3- Her statements today were 100% consistent with what she said in 2015.
Nikki Haley is smart enough to know that Republicans love using conservative women and people of color to enable bigotry. She’s making a soulless career move here to appeal to the Trump admin and his base.
You can't win a Republican primary without white supremacists support. She's pandering to the republican base.
They don't call Nikki Haley the future of the Republican party for nothing: https://t.co/7RF5ZhaF1G
A reminder that the next person who writes the "Nikki Haley is the post-Trump Republican we need" oped is just saying they agree with all of Trump's views but that it's easier to normalize them in a different package. https://t.co/UkKqsSfzF9
Fact: Nikki Haley ordered the removal of the confederate flag from the State House.
But leave it to @mmfa
to neglect facts and try to stir up division and claims of racism. https://t.co/gMj2421sOd
Just as the Trump presidency has further revealed who Trump is at his core, it has done the same for everyone in America. It's not reflecting well on Republicans.
Look no further than Nikki Haley.