The forced removal of Confederate statues was just the beginning. The America haters among us are targeting anything that represents our nation’s history and no one is safe. In Chicago, someone has torched a statue of Abraham Lincoln.
The Washington Times reports:
Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: ‘An absolute disgraceful act’
Abraham Lincoln has joined George Washington on the list of those targeted by Chicagoans in a national debate over Civil War-era monuments.
Alderman Raymond Lopez took to Facebook Wednesday night to decry a defaced statue of the nation’s 16th president in the Englewood neighborhood. The giant bust appears to have been damaged after someone in the 15th Ward sprayed and ignited a flammable liquid.
“What an absolute disgraceful act of vandalism. This bust of Abraham Lincoln, erected by Phil Bloomquist on August 31, 1926, was damaged & burned,” Mr. Lopez wrote, a local NBC affiliate reported. “If anyone has any information regarding this act, please contact the police or my office immediately.”
“F- Abe Lincoln,” responded Quintin Mitchell, whose comment was “liked” or deemed “funny” by 160 others.
The official’s finding came just one day after President Trump stated opposition to tearing down memorials related to America’s past with slavery.
That is an absolute disgrace. Do the vandals know anything about history?