Columbus Statue in Chicago Taken Down Overnight – Mayor Lightfoot Sides with Rioters

Another weak and America-hating Democrat mayor of a major US city sided with rioters, this time in Chicago. 

The Chicago Tribune reported that the statute of Christopher Columbus was taken down by radical Mayor Lightfoot overnight:

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the controversial statue of Christopher Columbus removed from Chicago’s Grant Park overnight, in part to avoid another high-profile confrontation between police and protesters like the one that happened last week.

Not all Italian American leaders in Chicago are on board with the decision, but it has received the blessing of some groups, sources said. By taking the statue down, Lightfoot may draw criticism from those who believe she caved to activist demands.

The abrupt move in the dark of night was an about-face for Lightfoot, who has opposed taking down statues of the Italian explorer on the grounds that it would be erasing history.

According to reports crowds of rioters cheered as the statute was taken down.

ABC blamed the statute of the founder of America on the recent riots:

The statute had nothing to do with the riots.  Communists, radical Islamists and domestic terrorists did. 

Christopher Columbus was a courageous man ahead of his time.  His actions led to the creation of this greatest country on Earth. 

The Rioters’ actions are to destroy this country and our freedoms and a major political party (the Democrats) have sided with these villains.

Does anyone believe this action will subdue the violent leftist mob?

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