Confederate pride and prejudiceBreaking News
tags: Confederate flag, Confederate Monuments
The property belongs to former mayor Greg Cler, who runs a car repair shop in this central Illinois village of 3,500 people. Cler isn’t from the South. He grew up about five miles away, in Pesotum, where his father, like most others in the region, farmed corn and soy. But Cler has long felt an attachment to the flag.
“Part of it is an act of rebellion,” he said.