The Daily Kos’ Shaun King blasted South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for not having the Confederate flag removed before the casket carrying the body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a victim in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, was taken to the State Capitol:

King had called for the forceful removal of the flag and offered a reward to the person who took it down:

After an avalanche of criticism, King was brought to the realization that it was a bad idea:

“Civil rights legends” thought King went way overboard.

Well, that too.