Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Within the context of efforts to tear down all monuments to Confederate war dead [American Civil War] consider what has occurred in Italy. Recently as of 2012
NOT tearing down a monument BUT erecting one! Controversial figures from controversial wars the memory and perspective of events and personalities a mixture of good and bad as in the minds of the beholder.
Should he stay or should he go?
"Italy memorial to Fascist hero Graziani sparks row"
"A political row has erupted in Italy after a memorial was opened to fascist commander Field Marshal Rodolfo Graziani, a convicted war criminal."
"Graziani was honoured with a mausoleum and memorial park, built at taxpayers' expense, in a village south of Rome."
WE NEED TO BE CLEAR HERE. IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR GRAZIANI CONVICTED AS A WAR CRIMINAL AND SENTENCED TO NINETEEN YEAR IN PRISON [SERVED TWO YEARS]!
Chi ha capo di cera non vada al sole??