Statue of Liberty’s message now invalid

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionIt’s time to get rid of the Statue of Liberty. The poem by Emma Lazarus inscribed on the statue, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, the tempest-tossed to me. I lift my lamp beside the Golden Door” clearly no longer represents the view of America, and the statue should go.Perhaps we don’t have to get rid of the Statue of Liberty. Maybe we could just change the inscription to something like “Stop letting in people from s—hole countries like Haiti, send us more white people from countries like Norway.” Get something that more accurately reflects the current view.Or maybe we could just put it in storage until a kinder, more caring administration comes into power. In any event that which the statue stands for no longer applies. Unfortunately.Peter SparanoGuilderlandMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesAlbany County warns of COVID increaseEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationlast_img

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