Everyone is right. Everyone is wrong. The battle flag is a symbol of non-racial southern pride for people who want to push that view. It’s a symbol of racial southern pride for those who want to push that view. The battle flag is not racist or non-racist, it’s a pawn in a war on several fronts wanting it as a banner (or banned) for themselves. It’s the seagulls fighting for it and ripping it apart that are the issue. The flag is an idol, not the god or demon people are using as an excuse for what they want to do anyway. It’s a decoy to draw fire from the person waving it.