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Owen Strachan: Strange Scenes In Our “Tear it Down” Moment

The riots cascading across the world have included many strange scenes, but few stranger than this: a Washington, D. C. plaque honoring Fredrick Douglass spray-painted with an expletive. The plaque celebrates Douglass’s heroic efforts to lead a bank for freed slaves.

Like statues of abolitionists John Greenleaf Whittier, Ulysses Grant, and Matthias Baldwin, “anti-racist” rioters treated Douglass’s memorial as if he was complicit in racism simply for living in the past. This erasing of history may have played well in the moment, when the police staggered, and the windows cracked, but it will not play well in the long term. History can be attacked, but it cannot be deleted.

Long ago, Douglass said this: “The soul that is within me no man can degrade.” What is true of his soul is true of his legacy. Anarchist rioters may have tried to degrade Douglass’s contributions, but no one can deface his memory.

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Media Sink to Tragic New Low


Townhall Review – June 13, 2020, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York talk about the New York Times‘ refusal to run an op-ed by Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton about the tragic decline of the New York Times.

Hugh Hewitt and Mike Allen, executive editor of Axios, talk about liberal media reluctance to ask hard questions of Democrats; Axios falls under that umbrella.

Larry Elder gives his take on how the general public views cops and looks at a recent poll that found all races have a favorable view of their local police.

Sebastian Gorka talks with reporter Andy Ngo about is regular coverage of Antifa and their effort to spread anarchy by finding new life in the riots of 2020.

Dennis Prager and Heather MacDonald, author of “The War on Cops,” look at a picture of the African American community that is vastly different from what many activists claim as fact.

Dennis Prager looks at how the left is increasingly threatening free thought in America today; you are simply not allowed to deviate from the leftist mantra.

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