Skip to comments.Virginia is set to remove Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue
Posted on 09/07/2021 6:14:06 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
RICHMOND, Va. — A towering statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, is set to come down on Wednesday, more than 130 years after it was built as a tribute to a Civil War hero who is now widely seen as a symbol of racial injustice, state officials said Monday.
“Virginia’s largest monument to the Confederate insurrection will come down this week,” Gov. Ralph Northam said in news release on Monday. “This is an important step in showing who we are and what we value as a commonwealth.”
The imposing, 21-foot (6.4-meter) tall bronze likeness of Lee on a horse sits atop a granite pedestal nearly twice that high in the grassy center of a traffic circle on Richmond’s famed Monument Avenue.
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Thank You Nimrata Randhawa.
KKK, blackface Northam is doing Beezelbub’s bidding.
Richmond has truly fallen.
Robert E. Lee was one of the finest Americans to have ever lived.
Will Ralphie show up in black face? Full hypocrisy on display....
Man of Honor.
Replacing a Southern gentleman for communist dogma.
Nikki “the stinkhole” Haley started this crap.
Those that ignore history are condemned to repeat it.
That’s a fact
Politicians need to read his biography and consider his work at West Point, his military service which caused him to be asked to lead both armies, his efforts at reconciliation and education after the war and then look in a mirror and evaluate how they measure up. I am sure taking down the statute will assist in resolving the black family crisis.
And replace it with statues of Satan, Hitler, Mao, Lenin, Bill Klinton, Obammy, BrainDead Joe, abortion, riots, murder, theft, election stealing, dang I am getting cramps typing everything I know of the DIMOcratic Party!!! Just think bad things and it describes them. To a T.
Bring it to my house. They can put it up here.
Yup. His time in the army of the USA and his leadership there is forgotten by the terrorists of the DIMOcratic Party. They think Lincoln owned slaves.
It would be one thing if this "widely" were true, but it's actually a dozen or so loud mouth activists with their MSM allies, and hundreds of cowardly politicians.
I doubt this was a result of a referendum by the citizens of the state.
More than 50 blacks were shot by other blacks in ChiCongo this weekend.
But removing a statue will make them feel better about themselves.
From reading the article, there is now a debate about what to do with the site moving forward.
It will have to be something befitting the current residents of Richmond. I recommend a Star Wars style bar; or better yet, a San Francisco style bath house.
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