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CNN Political Commentator Demands Washington Statue be Torn Down…

CNN’s Angela Rye called for statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to come down Thursday on the network. “American history is not all glorious… George Washington was a slave owner. We need to call slave owners out for what they are. Whether we think they were protecting American freedom or not, he wasn’t protecting my freedoms,” the network contributor said. “To me, I don’t care if it’s a George Washington statue or Thomas Jefferson, they all need to come down,” Rye concluded. Rye’s remarks came after Daily Beast editor John Avlon argued Washingon spent his life trying to unite the nation. Full remarks:

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CNN’s Angela Rye: Washington, Jefferson Statues

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