I am a descendent of two Hoosiers who fought in the American Civil War. Two of my great-great-grandfathers enlisted in Indiana regiments to preserve the United States.

When an emerging Republican congressional “leader” – U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia – used “Presidents Day” to call for a “national divorce,” my first instinct was to take this offense personally.

Brian Howey is managing editor of Howey Politics Indiana/State Affairs at StateAffairs.com/pro/Indiana. Find him on Facebook and Twitter @hwypol.

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