[Ads-l] WOTY? (UNCLASSIFIED)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 23 19:03:51 UTC 2015


> On Jun 23, 2015, at 2:37 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
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> "Dixie Swastika" = Confederate Flag

Interesting.  Maybe the Dixie Swastika could give way to the new Dixie Cup flag, based on this illustration:

https://nightsbrightdays.wordpress.com/2011/02/17/the-dixie-cup/

Much less offensive, but still nostalgic. On the other hand, the image might be seen by some as advocating race mixture or even (for reasons mentioned upthread) a reference to Obama, either of which would be a strike against it in some of the relevant quarters.


LH
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