"Which Statues Need to Come Down? You Decide"
August 30, 2017, 08:01 AM
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From the New York Times:

Which Statues Need to Come Down? You Decide

By EMILY BADGER, KATHLEEN A. FLYNN and SAMUEL JACOBY AUG. 29, 2017

Here’s the percentage of readers who supported taking each statue down

93% Nathan Bedford Forrest

84% Joe Paterno

84% Jefferson Davis

83% Roger B. Taney

79% Robert E. Lee

70% Strom Thurmond

56% Frank Rizzo

53% J. Marion Sims

53% ‘Silent Sam’

48% Stephen Foster

42% Andrew Jackson

31% Christopher Columbus

23% William McKinley

17% Theodore Roosevelt

8% Ulysses S. Grant

4% George Washington

Based on 15358 reader responses.

Others whose statues and memorials should have been asked about:

I’m not sure who would be against Balto, the heroic Siberian husky who led the sled team that carried medicine to Nome, Alaska during the 1925 diptheria epidemic, but in these sensitive times we must ask these difficult questions.

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