Segregations Last Best Defender

Trent Lott is gone, but the right still has Reg columnist Steven Greenhut

The South is a land haunted by irony, as the historian C. Vann Woodward once noted, so perhaps it is fitting that it attracts defenders like Greenhut, an Ohio native, who have no interest in defending what is truly special about the region. Still, let me honor the South's tradition of good manners by ending on a positive note. There is one sentence in Greenhut's article I find wholly admirable, the last sentence: "It's a good thing I have no plans for public office."

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