Skip to comments.CNN Reporter Bashes Mount Rushmore as 'Monument of Two Slave Owners' (Barf-fest 2020)
Posted on 07/04/2020 10:22:56 AM PDT by rktman
On Friday afternoon, conservative Twitter "pounced" on CNN reporter Leyla Santiago who told Jake Tapper "kicking off the Independence Day weekend, President Trump will be at Mt. Rushmore where he'll be standing in front of a monument of two slave owners and on land wrestled away from Native Americans, told that be focusing on the effort to, quote, tear down our country's history."
Naturally, CNN wanted to stress to celebrating Americans that they should think first of "historically marginalized groups" in this time of "racial reckoning."
LEYLA SANTIAGO: Fireworks, parades, ceremonies. The celebration of U.S. independence once declared by founding fathers that wrote "All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." But the very rights being celebrated on Independence Day are the same rights that millions of Americans say they and their ancestors have not been allowed to enjoy.
SANTIAGO (on camera): What does Independence Day mean to you?
JESSE HOLLAND, AUTHOR: I will always be a proud American. But that doesn't mean I don't realize the faults and the flaws that this country has.
SANTIAGO: For historian and author Jesse Holland, that includes the injustice that has led to unrest across the country, the inequalities in communities of color highlighted by a pandemic.
HOLLAND: I think it's fair to sometimes question whether America loves African-Americans as much as we love it.
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And this clip should be Played with OBAMA standing at Mt Rushmore, and play it EVERY DAY ALL DAY!!!!
cnn is the information warfare wing of the democrat party.
Eggs act lee! It was awesome then. Now it sux!
She forgot to mention the guy up there who literally freed the slaves.
POC unhappy about being a POC.
Not a reporter in the bunch
Surely you meant POS. Right?
CNN is corrupt and Marxist. Yet its obvious lies and slanders against America are contributing to the mounting rage against the Left and is contributing to the huge backlash that will be fully felt on election day.
I think it’s fair to sometimes question whether America loves African-Americans as much as we love it...
I’ve been around a lot of black folks in my life, lived in the projects for a short while and visited them a number of other times. Worked with a number of black folks...
Maybe 20 percent loved the country.
And that’s being generous.
It’s just the truth from the people I met.
Maybe it’s different elsewhere.
And why should America love blacks? And why should blacks care?
I couldn’t give a #### if Americans didn’t like descendants from Italy. Who are these people to me?
Nobody loves the Irish but they do fine. Just kidding!! :)
One doesn’t have to be loved by the masses to be successful and happy.
What good did being liked do willie loman? :)
CNN is completely discredited at this point - the only people who watch CNN are people stuck at the airport and unable to escape.
They know, they understand, its just that they want a revolution. I am sort of hoping we have a war break out somewhere in the world to keep us from civil war...Funny how wars fix economies. No one seems to really mind all the young men who are killed and mangled. The
As the governor of South Dakota stated, concentrating on the founder’s flaws does not negate their greatness.
Every statue of a real human ever made has depicted a wretched sinner, except the ones of Jesus and Mary. Those statues have not escaped vandalism and criticism either. It is clear to me that this tendency to be appalled at all leaders is the ugly flip side of a hunger for that which is true and pure.
Make an AD out of it for all to see how hypocritical CNN is
“I think it’s fair to sometimes question whether America loves African-Americans as much as we love it.”
Go home then, wherever that is.
America doesn’t owe you or anybody else ANYTHING.
You people are perpetual losers and whiners in life. What a short & miserable existence you are!
That’s funny..Mount Rushmore must have just gotten racist in the past 5 years because I remember in 2015 when Bernie Sanders went to Mount Rushmore and said what a beautiful place it is, and who was covering it, but Jake Tapper of CNN..so gee I guess only when Trump arrived at Mount Rushmore did it become so incredibly racist isn’t that interesting
yet they wanted obama’s face on there, yes go take a flying leap CNN. Your hypocrisy is why your ratings suck, and more and more Americans, proud Americans think of you as a joke.
CNN is ATT
And then when a Rat is back in the White House, “That’s OUR Mount Rushmore Now!”
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