Washington Monumental Disrespect


At a glance

  • The Washington Monument, the skyscraping obelisk in remembrance of our first president, was found splattered with red paint and a profane message just days ago.
  • Defacing our nation’s monuments has become a trend in recent years, according to opinion writer McKayla Carter.
  • Standing in the heart of Washington, D.C., the monument is also a well-known symbol of our nation and what it took to secure our freedom here.

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