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Confederate flag being removed from General Lee model cars

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

An iconic television car is getting a slight makeover to make it more politically correct.

Starting next year, toy models of the General Lee from the "Dukes of Hazzard" won't feature the Confederate flag anymore.

Tomy Toys, which produces General Lee models, won't comment on the decision.

Ben Jones, who played garage mechanic "Cooter" on the show and owns a "Dukes of Hazzard" museum in Nashville, criticized the change, calling it an "elitist move."

Read Jones' full statement: http://uspolitics.einnews.com/pr_news/112446592/dukes-of-hazzard-s-cooter-blasts-p-c-idiocy-at-warner-bros-tv

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