Ironically, Columbus Statues Symbolize What Protesters Are Fighting For

Jun 27, 2020 228

We’re roiled by a national protest on inequality, we’re dogged by a disease that is surging back and forcing millions to unemployment rolls, and we’re watching in disbelief as protesters splinter away from a good cause to go off and topple Christopher Columbus statues.

You can support the statue destruction and vandalism, or you can respect the law, but you can’t do both without acknowledging the hypocrisy that these people are setting a feverishly misguided precedent. It’s so pervasive that city leaders across America are removing Columbus monuments to prevent the chaotic effects of a mob mentality from descending on their parks and squares.

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