(Liberty Bell) – As patriots all across America set off fireworks and celebrated the independence of this great country, domestic terrorists did what domestic terrorists do. In Baltimore, a riotous mob gathered and tore down a Christopher Columbus statue near the city’s Little Italy neighborhood, dragged it to the edge of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and chucked it into the water.
The statue, which was owned by the city and dedicated in 1984, is the latest casualty in the cultural revolution the radical left has begun in the wake of George Floyd’s death under the guise of ending racism in the name of justice. What began as tearing down Confederate related statues has turned into an all-out cultural cleansing of any and all historical figures.
WATCH: Protesters in Baltimore's Little Italy pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus earlier this evening. (🎥 | Baltimore Brew & Louis Krauss)
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The Baltimore Sun has more on the tearing down of Christopher Columbus statues:
The debate drew renewed attention to Baltimore’s Christopher Columbus memorials — including one in Herring Run Park believed to be the nation’s oldest. The legacy of the 15th-century Italian explorer, who had long been credited by history textbooks as a hero who discovered America, has come under fire over his violent enslavement of native people.
The torn-down Columbus statue is part of a “re-examination taking place nationally and globally around some of these monuments and statues that may represent different things to different people,” said Lester Davis, a spokesman for Democratic Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, on Saturday night.
“We understand the dynamics that are playing out in Baltimore are part of a national narrative,” Davis said. “We understand the frustrations. What the city wants to do is serve as a national model, particularly with how we’ve done with protesting. We’ve seen people who have taken to the streets, we have supported them. We are going to continue to support it. That’s a full stop.”
The city supports domestic terrorists. Full stop. The city of Baltimore supports violent rioting and the looting of local businesses. Full stop. The city supports reverse racism and growing animosity towards white people. Full stop. You heard it here, folks. Baltimore supports the cultural jihadists looking to desecrate America’s history and legacy and transform this country into a full-blown communist, liberal dystopia. Full stop.
Make no mistake, the statue was torn down as part of this cultural cleansing. The Baltimore Sun continues:
The Columbus statue was dragged down as people marched across the city Saturday demanding reallocation of funds from the police department to social services, a reassessment of the public education system, reparations for Black people, housing for the homeless, and the removal of all statues “honoring white supremacists, owners of enslaved people, perpetrators of genocide, and colonizers,” according to a flyer.
Davis said he did not know whether police officers were ordered to allow the statue to be torn down. But he made clear that protecting statues was not a priority of the city police department in the face of homicides and other violent crime.
Somehow tearing down a statue of Christopher Columbus is supposed to miraculously do away with “racism” in America.