Sorry, Rich Men North of Richmond is More of The Same

Don’t be fooled into thinking this song is not just more lost cause mythology

Jamie Druhan
6 min readAug 29, 2023

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Photo by LOGAN WEAVER | @LGNWVR on Unsplash

Oliver Anthony may not have meant the lyrics of his song to be a Neo-Confederate anthem, but it is full of Neo-Confederate gripes. In my view, most country music appeals to bad thinking, ignorance, misogyny, and racism even if it is not always…

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Jamie Druhan

Advocate for the vulnerable. Striving for better thinking.