UPDATE: City Council discussion here, beginning at 1:33 and continuing after the break at 2:39.
"I will tell you what my generation is talking about," Matheny said. "Look at our successes. Let us move on." Greensboro City Councilman Zack Matheny voted against the City's expression of regret for the 1979 Klan-Nazi killings. Only happy thoughts, and things that happened after Seinfeld went off the air, are to be discussed on his watch. Noted.
Blogger Joe Guarino says, "I hope no one believes these measures are going to satisfy the forces that have been agitating on this issue for many years." He doesn't name these "forces," but they are dark ones, no doubt. I don't think the resolution is about satisfying everyone, as much as finding a safe space where people can agree on some core issues, which is the basis of reconciliation.
Guilford County GOP executive director Tony Wilkins proclaims himself in danger of vomiting and gasket-blowing. "White guilt" is invoked, although a few White Russians could account for the vomiting and general tone of his remarks.