New York City’s Self-professed socialist Mayor Bill de Blasio has cancelled Thomas Jefferson by removing a statue of the founding father from City Hall.
Yet another woke leftist trying to whitewash American history by attempting to erase the founding fathers from our lives.
De Blasio is removing the statue of the founder from where it has been sitting for187 years.
Per the New York Post:
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The city’s Public Design Commission — comprised of mayoral appointees — has listed “the long term loan” of the 1833 painted plaster statue of the Declaration of Independence author to the New-York Historical Society on its “consent” agenda for Monday.
The consent designation means the historic statue’s removal is not scheduled for public debate. The 11-member design commission will vote on de Blasio’s Jefferson exile after reviewing public comments, a City Hall spokesman said.
The statue by sculptor Pierre-Jean David was gifted to New York’s City Hall by naval officer and Jefferson admirer Uriah Phillips Levy in 1834. De Blasio says the statue will be gone by the end of October.
Councilman Joe Borelli (R-Staten Island) slammed de Blasio for the move. “The de Blasio administration will continue the progressive war on history as he, himself, fades away into a portrait on a City Hall wall,” he said.
“I hope he is at least gone a couple hundred years before someone cancels him,” Borelli added.
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