Governor JB Pritzker is defending the decision to remove the country band, “Confederate Railroad” from the concert lineup at the Duquoin State Fair.
The band was nixed from the downstate fair over concerns about the group’s name and use of confederate flag imagery.
Governor Pritzker says that has no place in Illinois.
Critics of the decision question why Snoop Dogg hasn’t been pulled from the lineup at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield as well.
His 2017 album “Make America Crip Again” features the rapper standing over a dead body with a toe tag that says “trump.”