— ATTN: (@attn) August 17, 2017
(h/t commentor Jim, Foolish Literalist)
For those just waking up, here's what happened in Baltimore: the city's dead-of-night removal of all four of its Confederate monuments. pic.twitter.com/gaquP2hlqN
— Alec MacGillis (@AlecMacGillis) August 16, 2017
Let us be clear.
Putting the statues up in the first place was "sanitizing history."
What's going on now is fumigating history.
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) August 16, 2017
— WVTM 13 (@WVTM13) August 16, 2017
Here's what Paraguayans did with a statue of dictator Alfredo Stroessner (1954-89). It's an interesting compromise. pic.twitter.com/gEtUPLseDz
— Laurence Blair (@LABlair1492) August 16, 2017
Newt Gingrich: Mayors who take down Confederate statues are just pandering to a black audience https://t.co/bui8KsTbQ4
— Media Matters (@mmfa) August 15, 2017
While the politicians who put them up originally were… HEY, LOOK OVER THERE
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) August 16, 2017