I have expressed my skepticism as to whether removing the Confederate flag from the state capitol in Columbia, South Carolina will do any good. After all, there are plenty of accusations of racism flying around in parts of the country where no Confederate flag is found.
But if one must criticize South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's intent to have the flag removed then one ought to have the courtesy to a) criticize the merits of the decision, b) get the facts straight and c) otherwise refrain from slurring those with whom you disagree.
Enter Ann Coulter.
During an appearance on Tuesday night on the Fox Business Channel program Kennedy, Coulter claimed the following about Governor Haley: