Today the news broke that abolitionist Harriet Tubman will officially replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill — an entirely symbolic victory for people outraged by, say, chattel slavery and the wholesale slaughter of Native Americans, but a victory nonetheless I suppose.
One would think the choice to be entirely uncontroversial, as Harriet Tubman was someone that both conservatives and liberals should, theoretically, be able to rally behind. After all, she was a heroic, gun-toting, Republican woman of color who rescued some seventy people from the grim specter of slavery. Who could object to her? Well, if you guessed the people who don “Make America Great Again” hats while railing against Jews and “cuckservatives,” you’d be correct. Continue reading “Harriet Tubman Will be Placed on the $20 Bill, and Alt-Righters are Horrified”