Monday, July 4, 2016

"Bronze White Guys"

What's wrong with honoring our heroes? They were the founders of our country. The Interior Secretary thinks it is terrible that so many of them are men. To quote:
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Tuesday at an event focused on Hispanic-American Entrepreneurship that the national monuments in the nation’s capital need to be more diverse.

“If you drive around Washington, D.C., in every circle and every square you generally see a bronze white guy – sometimes on a horse, sometimes not - you have to work really hard – like in front of the Indian embassy you’ll find Mahatma Gandhi,” Jewell said. (Read more.)
I wonder, if in imitation of Joseph Stalin, the statues will be coming down. Share

1 comment:

julygirl said...

Too much is made of the various memorial statues. I guess from now on they should erect a statue of some kind of mascot (an eagle, etc.) or just a plaque. I mean really..... there are more serious issues to protest....