Poll shows majority of Americans want confederate statues to stay
A poll showed that the majority of Americans of all races oppose actions to wipe out American history, but it seems the that the Leftist minority does not care.
Published: August 17, 2017, 8:52 am
The new poll from PBS has found the majority of Americans of all races believe statues honoring the leaders of the confederacy should remain and only a small minority believes they should be taken down.
PBS News reported that “the poll found that 62 percent of Americans believe Confederate statues should remain in place as historical symbols”.
While “Republicans were twice as likely as Democrats to say they supported keeping statues that honor Confederate leaders” two-thirds of whites and Latinos said these statues should not be removed.
“African-American respondents were split, with 44 percent saying the statues should remain in place, and another 40 percent saying they need to be removed because some people find them offensive,” according to PBS.
The poll counters the anti-white hate-driven media narrative that these statues are symbols of “hatred and oppression”. A left-wing mob has already taken down a confederate memorial in Durham, North Carolina, illegally.
For those just waking up, here's what happened in Baltimore: the city's dead-of-night removal of all four of its Confederate monuments. pic.twitter.com/gaquP2hlqN
— Alec MacGillis (@AlecMacGillis) August 16, 2017
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, CAIR, has called for every confederate memorial in the United States to be torn down.
Despite not being part of the confederacy, a Chicago pastor called for George Washington’s statue to be removed just as president Trump predicted at a news conference this week.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe made a similar 180 reversal and is now calling for confederate statues across the state to be removed, insisting they’ve become a “barrier to progress, inclusion and equality in Virginia”.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said confederate statues “are offensive and need to be removed”.
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