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Newswire: HBO somehow still thinks Confederate is a good idea

We live in a country right now where the president is literally defending Nazis and crowds are being cheered for tearing down monuments dedicated to treasonous racists, but HBO still somehow thinks that Confederate, the series it’s developing about the South winning the Civil War, is a good idea. This is also despite the fact that there was already a big backlash even before Donald Trump started pandering to Nazis, with HBO programming president Casey Bloys having to step forward and suggest that the project will be worth the controversy.
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