Denmark: Famed Little Mermaid statue tagged as ‘racist fish’

Denmark: Famed Little Mermaid statue tagged as ‘racist fish’
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[Ed. – All I know is, Racist Fish is one heck of a great name for a rock band.]

The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.”

The words were tagged on the stone on which the oft-attacked 1.65-meter (5.4-foot)-high bronze is sitting at the entrance of the Copenhagen harbor.

No one has taken responsibility for the act.

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The statue was created in tribute to the Danish storyteller Andersen. It has long been a popular target for vandals, who have blown her off her perch, beheaded her and painted her.

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