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Protest a statute of Confederate Brigadier General Albert Pike

When did left-wing protesters lose their sense of humor?


By -- BombThrowers —— Bio and Archives--November 21, 2017

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All these angry leftists today put so much energy into defacing and disfiguring the statues of historical figures they dislike.

It wasn’t always this way.

There was a time when protesters used the power of ridicule to make a point.

For example, right here in Washington, D.C., when activists wanted to protest a statute of Confederate Brigadier General Albert Pike in 1992, they draped the statue in a white sheet and a pointy white hat.

That’s actually kind of funny — at least I think it is.

Nobody was harmed and from what I can tell no damage was done to the statue.

And the target was made to look goofy.

Bingo.



Matthew Vadum -- BombThrowers -- Bio and Archives | Comments

Matthew Vadum, Bombthrowers, and matthewvadum.blogspot.com, is an investigative reporter at a watchdog group in Washington, D.C.

His new book Subversion Inc. can be bought at Amazon.com (US), Amazon.ca (Canada), and as an e-book at Kobo (Canada).

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