Happy Columbus Day, except in Davenport, Iowa

Oct 08, 2017 665

BY: Bill McClellan

Happy Columbus Day to you. I know. I’m early. Columbus Day is Monday. Or maybe I’m several years too late. For the past several years, there has been a growing consensus among liberals that the arrival of Christopher Columbus to this continent should not be celebrated. It should be mourned. The European migration that followed led to the destruction of Native American society. Why would anybody celebrate what amounts to genocide?

This theory is not just the province of radical enclaves along the coasts. The Davenport City Council voted last month to ditch Columbus Day and celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day instead. That’s Davenport, Iowa.

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SOURCE: http://www.stltoday.com

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