Just because the once, they mashed Washington and Lincoln's birthdays together and decided in a moment of jam-sticky effusive togetherness worthy of any third-grader that the resulting train wreck celebrated all the U. S. Presidents, just 'cos they did it that one time, 'twas determined it would ever after be thus; which is why yesterday was Precedents Day.
A local furniture retailer has decided to push matters one more step. Their TV ads for the seasonal sale have featured a solid red background, with a dark-blue ribbon bearing a single row of stars winding up one side: Confederate bunting. --With all due respect to those readers who will aver "the game's not over at halftime," I am at pains to point out that Mr. Jefferson Davis, while he was indeed President of an American county, was never President of this one.
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