Mt. Rushmore Becomes Latest Target in Monument Culture War

In an astonishing escalation of the ensuing historical monument culture war taking place in America, it seems that Mt. Rushmore is not even sacred anymore.  Mt. Rushmore is yet another target of the leftist “Cultural Revolution” mob attempting to revise history to fit its narrow, incomplete, and inaccurate worldview. 

In a stunning tweet Monday evening, which has since been deleted, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) said, “Trump has disrespected Native communities time and again. He’s attempted to limit their voting rights and blocked critical pandemic relief. Now he’s holding a rally glorifying white supremacy at Mount Rushmore—a region once sacred to tribal communities.”

The tweet is referring to a fireworks event being held on July 3rd at Mt. Rushmore to celebrate America’s Independence before the 4th of July holiday.

It is an unfortunate escalation that obviously crossed the lines, and within an hour was surreptitiously taken down by the DNC with no apology, correction, or explanation. 

But since Mt. Rushmore has been attacked, it might be helpful to understand what Mt. Rushmore is, why it was built, and why it is celebrated.

With over 2 million annual visitors, Americans have been making the pilgrimage to South Dakota to pay homage to

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