Christopher Columbus is DEAD!
Across the country, Columbus statues are being decapitated and destroyed and new protests emerge over our heroes of American history. hotlou and hot Mike #3 debate whether it’s time for Columbus to sail off from his pedestal. hotlou also discusses his perspective on Columbus, growing up on an Indian Reservation. What is the true history of North America? And how are politicians responding to the destruction of statues extrajudicially?
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You have chaired the committee that oversees the Capitol (Capitol area Arcchirctural Planning Board) for 18 months-you could have had it removed through a legal process. Did you ever even say you don’t want it there? Why do you get to decide who can break the law? https://t.co/EzcztAQKvJ
— Matt Dean (@repmattdean) June 11, 2020
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