This article by Tim Manning was written before the South Carolina primary. It contains some inside scoop on how the the Flag became an issue late in the South Carolina campaign. For those who are unaware, a group of Confederate Heritage supporters bought some adds supporting Huckabee. This was apparently in an attempt to stop McCain more than it was committed support of Huckabee. Tim Manning is a Ron Paul supporter, and is upset that the Confederate Heritage supporters didn’t support their more natural candidate, Ron Paul, and didn’t do so earlier. I agree with him, although I don’t know all the personalities that were obviouslyÂ involved.
Be sure to read the comments that follow for some interesting exchanges.