New York City just lately eliminated a statue of Thomas Jefferson from their metropolis corridor. Now a statue of Theodore Roosevelt is on the chopping block.
The statue, which stands outdoors the Museum of Pure Historical past, goes to be despatched off to North Dakota.
Leftists are actively erasing American historical past from public view.
The New York Post stories:
Theodore Roosevelt statue at Museum of Pure Historical past to be moved to North Dakota
A controversial statue of President Theodore Roosevelt that has stood in entrance of the American Museum of Pure Historical past for over 80 years will probably be relocated to North Dakota.
The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Basis, which is ready to open in 2026, mentioned in a press release that “it has entered into an agreement with the City of New York for the long-term loan and reconsideration of the Equestrian Statue designed by James Earle Fraser.”
The announcement comes 5 months after the New York City Public Design Fee voted unanimously to relocate the bronze effigy of the nation’s twenty sixth president amid claims that it symbolizes colonial subjugation and racial discrimination.
The monument — which reveals Roosevelt on horseback, flanked by an African man and a Native American man — has lengthy been criticized for glorifying colonialism and racism. It was vandalized with paint in 2017.
Keep in mind just a few years in the past when the left mentioned this was nearly Accomplice statues? They lied.
The ‘problematic’ statue will discover a new house in Medora, North Dakota ‘the place it would finally be displayed on the new Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library.https://t.co/tU4vmWgXQ9
— Insurgent Information (@RebelNewsOnline) November 24, 2021
Theodore Roosevelt statue is faraway from a museum as a result of it’s “problematic” and fails to get “consent” from passersby. Sure, the statue is an issue as a result of it didn’t ask for consent to exist. This can be a actual factor in America in 2021. “Beyond parody” doesn’t start to explain it. pic.twitter.com/6ogt81kZVj
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) November 23, 2021
One other victory for the Cancel Tradition Mob! A bronze statue honoring Republican President Teddy Roosevelt will now not welcome guests to New York City’s American Museum of Pure Historical past after a stint of 81 years. https://t.co/QgH4JyCgHk
— Breitbart Information (@BreitbartNews) November 23, 2021
How lengthy earlier than they go after the Statue of Liberty?
Cross posted from American Lookout.