CNN’s Tapper: Confederate Flag Didn’t Cause Shooter to Massacre People

‘Obviously, the Confederate Flag didn’t cause this young man to do what he did — he was an evil racist and he owns it’

TAPPER: "And, Professor Brinkley, one of the things that — this seems to have been a tipping point in terms of, I have seen more conservatives, including Dr. Moore, talk about the need in their view to take down the Confederate Flag at the state capitol. Obviously, the Confederate Flag didn’t cause this young man to do what he did. He was an evil racist and he owns it. But I have seen more conservatives say this. Ed Morrissey, a blogger with the Hot Air blog, said the Republican National Committee should push South Carolina’s primary to the end of the process unless they take down the flag."

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