Our destructive politically-correct insanity continues. We tear down statues of the formerly famous, and rewrite the past. Now, another icon gets tossed into the dustbin of history.
At school, we’re told Columbus was the first to sail the ocean blue to the New World in 1492. However, centuries later, those feathered braves and bravesses who greeted him onshore are taking over his day.
The fair Maine city of Portland has changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. That’s not so shocking to this elderly scholar, but even today I could never pronounce nor spell that snotty word. Hey, Mainers, couldn’t you just call it Native Peoples’ Pow Wow?