90 Miles From Tyranny : SD Gov. Noem on Mount Rushmore Becoming Target of Protesters: ‘Not on My Watch’

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

SD Gov. Noem on Mount Rushmore Becoming Target of Protesters: ‘Not on My Watch’





South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) on Wednesday’s “Fox & Friends” addressed the possibility of Mount Rushmore National Memorial becoming the next target of protesters as calls to remove statues and memorials of leaders with flawed pasts have increased.

In a Tuesday tweet, Noem said nothing will happen to Mount Rushmore on her “watch.” Speaking to “Fox & Friends” on FNC, she stressed the importance of not erasing the United States’ history.


“[W]e’ve seen some activity online where people have made threats to that,” Noem advised. “What my message is, is that this is no longer about equality, this is a radical rewriting of our history and in South Dakota we won’t stand for it. This is a national monument. The more we focus on the flaws of these men that are on our mountain, the less likely we are to recognize the virtues and the lessons we can learn from their lives. So that really is the message that I have for South Dakotans that love this mountain and Mount Rushmore for this country, that recognize what it represents to us and we will do all that we can to make sure that that message is loud and clear, that we will make sure that Mount Rushmore stays as majestic as it is today.”

“This whole conversation has changed,” she added. “It’s gone away from equality and it’s a radical movement that’s rewriting our history, that will take away all the lessons that we...

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4 comments:

Ned Eastwood said...

Put Trump on it or at least Reagan

Tsquared said...

Trump would fit nicely just to the right of Lincoln.

Anonymous said...

Instead of taking down statues of people 'who did things' in the past, why won't the Left erect statues of people they think are important ? Leaves both sides of the story and let each person decide who needs the honoring and who deserves the pigeon excrement ...

NITZAKHON said...

Three words.

SHOOT TO KILL.