Democrats are set to destroy this prized national monument

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The Left doesn’t care much for history. Everything must bow to their woke agenda, even the past.

And now Democrats are set to destroy this prized national monument.

The Biden administration is deconstructing a long-standing memorial to Confederate troops slain in action.

Despite a legal challenge, a federal judge in Virginia determined this week that the Confederate Memorial’s demolition may proceed.

According to The Hill:

The decision comes after a Congress-mandated Naming Commission published a final report suggesting the monument in question be removed, saying it “offers a nostalgic, mythologized version of the Confederacy, including highly sanitized depictions of slavery.”

For 109 years, the monument has stood in Arlington National Cemetery in northern Virginia.

“The Confederate Memorial offers an opportunity for visitors to reflect on the history and meanings of the Civil War, slavery, and the relationship between military service, citizenship and race in America,” stated the military cemetery’s website:

This memorial, along with the segregated United States Colored Troops graves in Section 27, invites us to understand how politics and culture have historically shaped how Americans have buried and commemorated the dead.

Moses Jacob Ezekiel, the monument’s sculptor, made history as one of the first internationally successful Jewish American artists.

The Civil War killed between 600,000 and 750,000 American soldiers, more than any other fight in the country’s history. In World War II, an estimated 405,399 American troops were killed.

Around 300,000 of the soldiers killed in the Civil War are believed to have fought for the Confederacy.

Observers slammed the decision to demolish the memorial, pointing out that it was built to remember individuals who died in war rather than the ideology of the short-lived Confederate States of America.

“The Biden administration’s move to tear down the Confederate Memorial is an ominous sign for the future of our republic,” wrote The Daily Signal’s Jarrett Stepman.

“The monument to Confederate war dead at Arlington, a cemetery built on land that belonged to Lee, was not a tribute to racism, slavery, or the Confederate cause, as many contend,” he continued:

The statue was built more in the spirit of President Abraham Lincoln, who had “Yankee Doodle” and “Dixie” played at the White House upon receiving news of Lee’s surrender to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

Malice toward none and charity for all. North and South, we are all Americans again.

Last week, Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, R-FL, took a similar tone on X (previously Twitter). “The Confederate Memorial was built to commemorate members of the Armed Forces who died during the American Civil War,” she said.

“To have this memorial torn down because some are ‘offended’ by it is not a justifiable reason,” continued Luna, an Air Force veteran. “Our country needs to learn from and acknowledge its history instead of trying to change it.”

However, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-IL, disagreed, writing: “The Confederacy and the ideas it stood for should not be honored at Arlington National Cemetery. I’m glad to see the memorial is going to be removed from those sacred grounds in the coming days.”

Stay tuned to The Federalist Wire.