Hamilton is the biggest hit in Broadway history.
If you recall, when then-Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to see the play, he was berated in front of the audience by the cast of the show.
And now one of Hamilton’s lead stars has a proposal for President’s George Washington and Thomas Jefferson’s statues and monuments.
President Trump has been receiving massive liberal blowback for everything he says about the Charlottesville, Virginia incident.
He condemned both sides.
And that wasn’t good enough.
So then Trump did what the left was crying for, but then it was “too late.”
So the next day he doubled-down on his original comments – during a 20-minute press conference at Trump Towers in New York – and criticized both sides for violence that ensued once again.
And then he questioned the slavery context with all of these Confederate statues, pointing out that both Jefferson and Washington also owned slaves.
Why not take their statues/monuments down too? Where does it end?
Well, mistakenly that gave liberals some ideas.
“Actor Leslie Odom Jr. says public statues should be erected to “inspire us,” to “teach us,” and to “give us hope,” but if they no longer do so, communities can decide that they don’t want them anymore — even when it comes to statues of America’s Founding Fathers.
The star of the Broadway sensation Hamilton told TMZ this week that no statue should be “off the table for discussion” on whether or not it could be removed.
“If we decide as a community that this bronze commemoration is no longer doing that, if it’s no longer inspiring us, if it’s no longer making us feel great about ourselves, they come down for a while, or forever,” he said.
“You can reexamine things in the future, but if a statue has to come down for a minute, we’re allowed to do that,” Odom added.
“We’re even allowed to do that Thomas Jefferson and George Washington,” he added. “We’re allowed to.
They’re not off the table for discussion. I think it’s a great question.”
Odom’s comments to TMZ come as left-wing activists across the country have mobilized in attempts to remove Confederate monuments and other Civil War statues from public places.
Earlier this week, the city of Baltimore removed four Confederate statues from public spaces in the middle of the night, with the city council approving the move in a unanimous vote.
“They needed to come down,” Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh told the Baltimore Sun. “My concern is for the safety and security of our people. We moved as quickly as we could.”
As Breitbart News reported, Democratic activists — including members of the Council on American Islamic Relations and Antifa — have led a national push for the removal of Confederate statues in recent days.
The move comes after a rally organized to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville on Saturday turned deadly when white nationalist protesters clashed with Antifa counter-protesters, and a 20-year-old man drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing one woman and injuring at least 19 others.
President Trump mentioned the effort in a press conference Tuesday in Manhattan, specifically questioning whether states of Washington and Jefferson might be next.”
Now, it’s only a matter of time before this becomes a reality where the Founders’ efforts in building this nation will be removed both literally and figuratively.