Over Thanksgiving, when millions of Americans were celebrating with their families, historical monuments in various parts of the country were being vandalized and even toppled.
This looks like the work of far left radicals. The fact that it happened on Thanksgiving is no accident.
USA Today reports:
Protesting America’s past? Statues of former presidents, other historical monuments vandalized in 4 states over Thanksgiving
Historical monuments and statues have been graffitied or toppled in four cities since Wednesday — seemingly in protest of America’s past.
The statues and buildings vandalized on Wednesday and Thursday appear to have been targeted in protest of colonialism, gentrification and capitalism.
The words “land back” were spray-painted on statues and buildings in multiple cities. The LANDBACK campaign is an Indigenous movement against white supremacy and for Indigenous food sovereignty, housing, and clean air and water.
In Chicago, vandals tried but failed to topple a park statue of President William McKinley early Wednesday using a rope tethered to a car, police said.
McKinley was president from 1897 to 1901 and his push for westward expansion is now widely criticized as racist, for pushing Indigenous people off their land, WBBM-TV reported.
Here’s a video report:
Why would people do this?
— KARE 11 (@kare11) November 27, 2020
Colonizer statues had a rough night in Minneapolis. Not my photos. pic.twitter.com/gZgZANrDdW
— Lucky Mud ❤️ 🖤❤️ (@dreadpiratejene) November 26, 2020
Chicago police are investigating after an attempt to pull down a McKinley Park statue. The monument in the Brighton Park neighborhood was also spray-painted, police said. https://t.co/lBA7kRQJWy
— ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) November 26, 2020
Antifa extremists toppled and defaced a monument to dead veterans in a southeast Portland cemetery. They wrote "F— USA," "EAT SH—" & drew anarchist symbols. There were no arrests. #antifa #PortlandRiots https://t.co/wSsysp6CXr
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) November 27, 2020
These people hate America. There is no other explanation.