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The NFL Protests, the “New” Megyn Kelly, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans

The NFL Protests, the “New” Megyn Kelly, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans

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Sept. 25 2017 6:25 PM

The Angle: Dark Lineage Edition

Slate’s daily newsletter on the NFL protests, Megyn Kelly, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

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Richmond police keep members of the Tennessee-based group New Confederate State of America separated from counterprotesters on Sept. 16 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Lost cause: The Sons of Confederate Veterans can’t understand why we're trying to take their pride away. Katy Waldman spent some time with descendants who just don’t want to let it go.

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Quiet apocalypse: Puerto Rico is in dire straits, and Trump is fiddling away. Phillip Carter thinks the adminstration’s anemic response rivals the way Bush mishandled Katrina.

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My kind of protest: Singer John Legend reflects on the genuine patriotism of the NFL players who took a knee on Sunday.

Come on, woman: Megyn Kelly wants a makeover: She wants to become a person who doesn’t talk about politics. (Don’t we all?) But there’s no way we’re going to be able to forget all the damage she did, Willa Paskin writes.

For fun: one final fling with summer tomatoes.

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