Perhaps it is too much to expect in an era of instant global communication that people, universally, would not go into “attack the messenger” mode any time they read or saw something at odds with their views.
After New Orleans removed a memorial obelisk and statutes of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard and President Jefferson Davis, a Mississippi lawmaker called for ‘lynching’ of the city’s Mayor Mitch Landrieu. That’s not the right voice.