Instead of focusing on the past, let’s envision our nation’s brighter future

Our society is in a state of political turmoil, but for some on the left, the problems are deeper than simple disagreements over policy issues. Instead, there are those on the left who are running active campaigns to undermine the founding principles of the nation.

We saw this last week in the annual outrage-fest most normal folks call Columbus Day. Liberals have decided to cast Columbus as the representative of imperialism and domination over “indigenous peoples,” demanding Columbus be sent to the dustbin of history, scrubbing his name from any public monument, plaque, or even history textbook.

These activists seem to stop short of forcing the University of Columbia or the District of Columbia to change their names, but in the case of Confederate generals and even the Founders of the United States of America, they don’t seem to be holding back.

Just as President Trump predicted on Twitter, calls are growing from the left to remove statues commemorating the likes of Washington and Jefferson. In the wake of the Charlottesville attack, a CNN commentator and former executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus said monuments to the founding fathers like Washington and Jefferson “need to come down.”

Read more over on The Hill.