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Student Being Called A Hero After 'Accidentally' Breaking A Classmate's Confederate Flag Project

By Mark Pygas

How freely some people fly the Confederate flag has always confused me. After all, the Confederate States of America was run by a group of traitors who attempted to dissolve the union and fully embraced the horrors of slavery. But then again, the right to raise whatever flag you want is part of what makes this country so great. 

Twitter user Brigitte Yasamin was in pottery class recently when she noticed that the classmate sitting next to her was making a box painted with the Confederate flag. So she decided to take to Twitter and share her disgust.