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Cindy Hyde-Smith Caught Wearing Confederate Army Hat

Really, Cindy Hyde-Smith. Your love for the Old [racist] South is not subtle, and you should lose this runoff election to the Senate because of it.
Cindy Hyde-Smith Caught Wearing Confederate Army Hat

A photo of Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) wearing Confederate garb surfaced this week just days after she said she would attend a “public hanging” if invited.

According to Politico, the photo was taken when Smith in 2014. Davis served as president of the Confederacy during the Civil War.

In the photo , Hyde-Smith holds a rifle and is wearing a Confederate States Army soldier’s hat.

“I enjoyed my tour of Beauvoir. The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library located in Biloxi,” she wrote in her Facebook post. “This is a must see. Currently on display are artifacts connected to the daily life of the Confederate Soldier including weapons. Mississippi history at its best!”

Revelations of the photo come after Hyde-Smith was caught on camera telling Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) that she would attend a public hanging if he invited her. Mississippi has a history of lynching African-Americans.


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