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Removal of Confederate Symbols Turns Nasty in New Orleans

Backlash against a plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been tinged by death threats, intimidation and even what may have been the intentional torching of a contractor's Lamborghini. For now, at least, things have gotten so nasty the city hasn't found a contractor willing to bear the risk of tearing down the monuments. Initially, it appeared the Civil War-era monuments would be removed quickly after the majority black City Council on Dec. 17 voted...

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