The Tumbling of Statues
By Michael Willard
Donald Trump is George Wallace with a New York accent. It is doubtful that the President and the late Alabama governor will ever have statues dedicated to their memories.
If it ever happens, the ghost of Beetlejuice has taken over America. But this statue thing is complicated. It is awash in shades of gray.
Though an imaginary statue, I would never consider toppling my mind’s visage of my dad — gone now nearly a half-century — from my head or heart. I never considered him a racist, and yet he was a product of his…