University of Southern California’s mascot Traveler may have the name changed because it resembles “Traveller,” the name of Robert E. Lee’s steed.
University of Southern California’s mascot Traveler may have the name changed because it resembles “Traveller,” the name of Robert E. Lee’s steed. GOOGLE IMAGES
University of Southern California’s mascot Traveler may have the name changed because it resembles “Traveller,” the name of Robert E. Lee’s steed. GOOGLE IMAGES

Victor Davis Hanson: Innocent words (and names) are under attack

August 31, 2017 12:06 AM

UPDATED August 30, 2017 12:17 PM

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Victor Davis Hanson

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Victor Davis Hanson is a Tribune Content Agency columnist. He is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern.” Email: author@victorhanson.com.