Collier trotted out all the classic lines that proponents of the Confederate flag do when they're told not to fly it. "I've always been into the Civil War and Southern history and I recently lived in Mississippi for a year. It's Southern pride and heritage," he told Reuters. He also said the flag isn't racist. His father, Gene, supported Collier, calling him "full-blooded American." The younger Collier says he'll stop flying the flag at school after his parking suspension is up.
Should we start a pool predicting what controversy the Republic School District will step in next?