D.C. monuments vandalized in riots: ‘Do black vets count?’

D.C. monuments vandalized in riots: ‘Do black vets count?’
Trumps meet Lincoln at pre-inaugural festival on 19 Jan 2017. YouTube video

[Ed. – No stone unturned.]

Amid the riots following protests over the death of George Floyd, vandals targeted iconic Washington, D.C. monuments celebrating heroes of the American Revolution, the American Civil War, and World War II. The National Park Service shared disturbing images of the vandalism on Sunday.

“In the wake of last night’s demonstrations, there are numerous instances of vandalism to sites around the National Mall. For generations the Mall has been our nation’s premier civic gathering space for non-violent demonstrations, and we ask individuals to carry on that tradition,” the National Parks tweeted.

They … targeted the Lincoln Memorial — famous as the location where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his historic “I have a dream” speech. “Y’all not tired yet?” a vandal wrote on one of the marble slabs in front of the monument.

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