The United States Park Police revealed on Wednesday that they made an arrest in the vandalizing of the Washington Monument, which is located in our nation’s capital. This, ladies and gentlemen, is why we can’t have nice things. People have become savages in this day and age, thanks in large part to the insanity young people are being indoctrinated with, in both public schools and universities.
According to a report from Just the News, a vandal decided to take a bunch of red paint and splash it all over the 555-foot obelisk monument, taking said paint and crafting what’s being called an “anti-government” message with it. The monument was then shut down temporarily. Given that this was destruction of public property, it wouldn’t surprise me to learn that the individual who committed this crime was a raging leftist who hates everything the Washington Monument represents concerning our nation.
Officials identified the suspect as Shaun Ray Deaton, 44, originally from the city of Bloomington, Indiana. This guy was clearly old enough to know better. You don’t need to destroy property in order to make a political point. We have the Internet. Create clever memes, post them on social media with clever hashtags and watch them spread around the world. Much more effective and at the end of the day, it won’t land you in prison. Well, at least not for now.
“He faces criminal charges of vandalism, tampering and trespassing at the National Mall, in the nation’s capital, but additional charges may be added, the National Park Service stated,” the report revealed. Read more