Congress to Spend $62M+ Demolishing Monuments Including World Renowned Jewish-American Artist’s Gravesite at (Anti-Slavery) Confederate Monument.
In perhaps the most backwards move of the entire “tear down the statues” movement, the U.S. Congress’ Naming Commission will soon attempt to demolish the Confederate Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, designed by the first globally renowned Jewish-American artist, Moses Ezekiel. Ezekiel himself is buried at the base of the statue. Announced this week, the Democrat and Republican-backed Naming Commission has said the entire endeavor of attempting to rewrite American history will cost around $62 million, and involve around 1100 sites, statues, and properties. Most notably, the Commission targets the grave and Confederate Memorial of Moses Ezekiel – an artist once