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Southern rock band Confederate Railroad is “rejecting” payment after being dropped from a Downstate fair by a governor who blasted the band’s logo as a symbol “of racists, of white nationalists, of the alt-right.” The band was to play the Du Quoin State Fair before Gov. J. B. Pritzker put the kibosh on their performance. Capitol Fax first questioned the Pritzker administration about the band’s appearance. “On June 24th, the Du Quoin State Fair agreed to pay us in full. [We] agreed we should give it to a charitable organization that benefits Southern Illinois. On July 19, 2019, we received…

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