Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue has met its end, in a 2,250-degree furnace.— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 26, 2023
The divisive Confederate monument, the focus of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in 2017, was secretly melted down and will become a new piece of public art.
More on the process:… pic.twitter.com/XatZUfvku3
Another reminder that my real enemies aren't in Moscow, Beijing, Tehran, Damascus, Beirut or even Gaza. They're here, and I will despise them down to the marrow of my bones till the day I die or they be brought to heel and broken. pic.twitter.com/H67Vu37xCb— The Georgia Whig. (@TheGeorgiaWhig) October 26, 2023
The statue’s defenders more recently sought to block the city from handing over Lee to the Charlottesville’s Black history museum, which had proposed a plan to repurpose the metal. In a lawsuit, those plaintiffs suggested the monument should remain intact or be turned into Civil… pic.twitter.com/D80282TZYv— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 26, 2023
In a few days, the United States will be at war with Iran for the sake of Israel, and millions of us would rather crawl on our knees over broken glass than fight for this regime.