#AbolishColumbusDay vs. #HappyColumbusDay: How the Twitterverse Saw It

ICTMN Staff
10/12/11

How, perhaps, many Americans see Columbus Day:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Some Native reactions:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Once again, with sarcasm:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

A family divided:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

A rallying image:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Above tweet linked to:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Quoting Howard Zinn:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Spotted on the road:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Above tweet linked to:
Columbus bumper sticker

Someone who just didn't want to go to class, but still has a point:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Some guy just wants you to watch his video:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

Look what they did in Venezuela:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets
Above tweet linked to: "Columbus Statue Toppled in Venezuela on Day of Indigenous Resistance"

Knowledge is power:
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

In a way, though, the best may have been this strange, nakedly capitalistic, completely clueless tweet from your fast food overlords at Taco Bell. This is oddly touching (in that it makes us want to eat tacos):
Abolish Columbus Day Tweets

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