Republican Missouri state Rep. Tony Lovasco suggested dismantling monuments to former Pres...

Missouri Republican suggests removing statue of ‘reprehensible’ Lincoln after Lee’s removal – Washington Times

Republican Missouri state Rep. Tony Lovasco suggested dismantling monuments to former President Abraham Lincoln in light of a longstanding statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee being removed this week. Mr. Lovasco implied as much Thursday in a social media post while commenting on a video showing the removal Wednesday of the Robert E. Lee from prominent display in Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederacy. “If we insist on tearing down statues of reprehensible people, let’s at least be fair and balanced about it,” Mr. Lovasco posted on Twitter accompanied by a photo of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. …

 

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