It’s true: As San Francisco mayor, Dianne Feinstein did repeatedly fly a Confederate flag in front of City Hall

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Richard Bradley, dressed in a Union soldier’s uniform, cuts down the Confederate flag from atop the 50-foot pole in front of San Francisco City Hall, April 15, 1984. To the editor: The San Francisco Bay View has been falsely accused of retailing fake news for publishing the article “1984: Confederate flag of slavery taken down from San Francisco Civic Center – 3 times!” (Aug. 2, 2015). The article first appeared in the July 10, 2015, issue of Workers Vanguard (WV), the newspaper of the Spartacist League, under the headline, “We Tore Down the Flag of Slavery!” These events were repo...