A messy battle over the Columbus statue blurs political boundaries as Syracuse barrels towards the mayor’s race

Sep 12, 2021 440

For almost a year, supporters of the Columbus statue in Syracuse have been at war with Ben Walsh. This is becoming more and more political as the mayoral elections approach. The Columbus Monument set the goal of his decision to remove and replace the tribute to an Italian-born explorer last October.

They filled the neighborhood with lawn signs and signs bearing Walsh’s name.They are Contacted a political party Register their discomfort with Walsh. They have produced and promoted video ads that call Walsh unqualified and ignorant.And they Sued the mayor The state Supreme Court accused Walsh of criminal activity, asking a judge to prevent the statue from being removed.

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