A Liberal’s Nightmare Discovered: Philadelphia Loves Columbus Day
October 9, 2017
Fortunately, while some look to tear down Columbus and the holiday many of us look forward to every year, others are standing up and speaking out. Those in attendance in Philadelphia are appalled at the attack on their special day. “Christopher Columbus was a great man,” Angelo Foglietta said.
“Without him, we wouldn’t have the country as we know it. We’re here to celebrate our heritage and to honor Christopher Columbus.” He calls the renaming of the day to Indigenous People’s Day a “disgrace”.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin who wrote Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas, a book about the very real war on Christmas, has spoken up for Columbus Day too. On Columbus Day 2013 she wrote “Thank goodness for the determination of all bold explorers and innovators—yesterday and today—who don’t let the critics hold them back. May their courage and determination always inspire us to greater heights and encourage us today to seek responsible resource development opportunities.”
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