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Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?

Former_Naval_Person Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 11:05 AM
Brad talked about the Confederate flag in his song "Camouflage" earlier. Well the stars and bars offend some folks and I guess I see why Nowadays there's still a way to show your southern pride The only thing as patriotic is the old red white and blue Is green and gray and black and brown and tan all over too

Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.

In 2009, Holder famously declared in a speech that America is a "nation of cowards" because it refuses to talk about race "enough." What constitutes enough race talk in our private time seems like a hard thing to quantify, and I'm not sure Holder has any idea how to do it either.

Holder was hardly the first, nor will he be the last,...