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Albert Pike, Statues, History and Hysteria

The current hysterics over the removal of public statuary seem to be continuing unabated across the U.S., and so it was inevitable that the decades-old controversies over the 11-foot tall bronze lump of Albert Pike on a pedestal in Washington D.C.’s Judiciary Square would once again capture the hearts and fury of the area scolds. One. More. Time. After all, it’s been a while, and society has the collective and institutional memory of a fruit bat these days. Seems like the 1990s when political hack, noted “Fascist demagogue,” and lunatic asylum escapee…

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