- The Washington Times - Monday, July 6, 2015

Actor Kevin Sorbo ranted on Facebook Friday against the “PC crowd” that pressured TV Land to remove reruns of “The Dukes of Hazzard” because of a Confederate flag painted on the roof of the iconic “General Lee” Dodge Charger.

“Hey PC crowd! You guys are nuts! Insane! Crazy!” the “God’s Not Dead” actor wrote. “Banning The Dukes of Hazard? Really? The Confederate Flag on the car? When does this stop? Then get rid of Hogan’s Hero’s, The Jeffersons, All in the Family, etc. The list goes on. Chocolate is racist then. So are marshmallow’s. I am offended by everything should be the Lefts slogan.”

“By the way, we should ban the American Flag,” Mr. Sorbo continued. “It represents the pillage of Native Americans. Also Washington, DC??? What. George Washington owned slaves! So we need to change the name there, too. ‪#‎racism‬ ‪#‎tvland‬ ‪#‎stupid‬ ‪#‎ridiculous‬ ‪#‎flags‬ ‪#‎government‬.”

The post, which was shared more than 5,600 times, comes amid nationwide vilification of the Confederate flag following the Charleston church shootings where nine black congregants were killed.

TV Land’s decision also drew the ire of former “Dukes” star Jon “Bo Duke” Schneider.

“I am saddened that one angry and misguided individual can cause one of the most beloved television shows in the history of the medium to suddenly be seen in this light,” he told The Hollywood Reporter. “Are people who grew up watching the show now suddenly racists? Will they have to go through a detox and a 12-step program to kick their Dukes habit? ‘Hi … My name is John. I’m a Dukesoholic.’ “


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