• The Political Commentator
In Columbia, South Carolina in January 2011, a statue of George Washington was encased and hidden by the NAACP.
This occurred during a celebration of Martin Luther King Day so that the participants would not be offended.
The story was forwarded to me in an email that once again raises the same old question of double standards.
"FW: Father of Our Country Boxed Away
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 His Country from view so that participants would not be offended by his presence." (Source)...
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