Saturday, January 22, 2011

NAACP MLK Celebration Conceals Statue of George Washington

The annual MLK observance at the state house in Columbia SC had an interesting twist this year. The event is held on the north side steps of the statehouse. Prominent at that location is a large bronze statue of George Washington. This year, the NAACP constructed a "box" to conceal the Father of this Country from view so that participants would not be offended by his presence.

The local NAACP later released a statement stating “no offense was intended.”

-- Political Pistachio Conservative News and Commentary

NAACP Defiles George Washington Statue at State House for MLK Day - Gateway Pundit

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