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Guest Editorial: The Lenin Statue Should Stay

by Reuven Carlyle Carlyle says it's art. WA Legislature This post originally appeared on the State Sen. Reuven Carlyle's personal blog. Thought-provoking political art forces us to engage in civic discourse and prods us to grapple with the discomfort of irony. Unlike the Confederacy statues throughout our nation built to formally honor those in that battle of ideas, this statue is distinctly not showcased in Fremont to celebrate the murderous, painful regime.
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