The efforts to delegitimize Christopher Columbus have always mystified me. Under what alternate history would Europeans not have eventually settled the American continent? That's not even a topic the prolific alternative history sci-fi writer Harry Turtledove tried to tackle.
Nonetheless, here come the anarchists: Antifa Group Plans Nationwide 'Deface Columbus Day' Actions for Monday.
The effort seems less aimed at opposing fascism than about opposing the capitalism and democracy practiced in the U.S. And the end game, whether they can see it or not, would itself be more like fascism than anything else.
Creating chaos and discontent were assumed to be the goals of the Russian Facebook ads in 2016. Vlad Putin must be smiling.
9:39 AM 10/8/2017