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  • Carolina prof: "'Silent Sam' should topple exactly like Hussein statues"

    04/23/2003 9:31:00 AM PDT · by Constitution Day · 39 replies · 262+ views
    Daily Tar Heel ^ | April 23, 2003 | Prof. Gerald C. Horne
    'Silent Sam' should topple exactly like Hussein statues April 11, 2003 TO THE EDITOR:After the dramatic scenes were broadcast globally of Iraqis -- with a boost from the U.S. military -- pulling down and destroying statues of Saddam Hussein, I expected outrage to erupt in Chapel Hill.Why? Well, we are routinely told that the reason monuments to the thankfully departed Confederate States of America litter the landscape, including the centerpiece of this campus, i.e. "Silent Sam," is because this is merely a monument to history and that depositing this monstrosity where it belongs in the nearest museum would be like...