Monday, October 13, 2014

It's a holiday

I'm not sure rebranding Columbus as a terrorist is useful, but I'm pretty sure it's not "disrepecting Italian-Americans" to point out that Columbus's "discovery" was Eurocentric and resulted in as much harm as good.

(Oh, wait, is that heresy against American exceptionalism? So be it.)

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At 1:36 PM, October 14, 2014 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

Don't forget that the Vikings arrived centuries earlier than Columbus.

At 1:44 PM, October 14, 2014 Blogger The Ridger, FCD had this to say...

Of course they did, but we never had a federal Leif Erickson Day.......

(So, we ARE we celebrating Columbus? It's because he was the start of a lasting thing, not a momentary aberration...)


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