Obama’s DHS chief: Removing Confederate statues a matter of national security

Obama’s DHS chief: Removing Confederate statues a matter of national security
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[Ed. – Just when you think it can’t get dumber.  By this logic, why isn’t removing mosques a matter of national security after 9/11 and years of additional terrorist attacks and plots?]

There are even a few commentators who want to tear down monuments to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. It’s out of control, but then again—that’s the progressive Left. Now, former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says it’s a matter of national security. He made the remarks to ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on This Week Sunday. …

“What alarms so many of us from a security perspective is that so many of the statues, the Confederate monuments, are now, modern-day, becoming symbols and rallying points for white nationalism, for neo-Nazis, for the KKK, and this is most alarming,” Johnson said. …

“I salute those in cities and states who are taking down a lot of these monuments for reasons of public safety and security,” he added. “And that’s not a matter of political correctness. That’s a matter of public safety and homeland security and doing what’s right.”

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