I can see a little bit on both sides.
First, there is a recent anti-Confederacy “movement,” which includes taking down the Confederate monuments.
One could argue, why now?
They have been there for X-amount of years.
But then again, one could argue that they have been “oppressive” or constant reminders of rebellion, slavery and even racism for those X-amount of years and now it’s come to a head and it is time to remove them.
Read the full article here: http://www.regalmag.com/white-christian-trump-supporters-view-confederate-statues-a-1819.html