A new piece of House Democratic legislation will remove all confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol.
The bill is from Majority Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Rep. Barbara Lee:
— John Bresnahan (@bresreports) May 7, 2021
Busts and statues of confederates should have never been on display in the Capitol in the first place. People who try to overthrow the federal government should not be honored in the seat of power.
While there will be howls of cancel culture from the Fox News crowd, the reaction is likely to much much less divisive without now-former president let’s dump gasoline and light a match on every cultural fire in the country no longer in office.
This move is long overdue, as America should not honor traitors who tried to destroy the country whether it was centuries or months ago.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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