@Lexi every time i see that face i feel like i can hear its screams of anguish

Reminds me of that scene from Total Recall (1990) where they fall into the Mars surface and the vacuum pulls their eyes out.

@Lexi I think focussing on the face is painting that statue in an unnecessarily good light. Sure, it's an appalling face, but then you miss out on the golden horse or the weird-arse proportioning!

@Lexi That's so fucking disturbing looking. Crazy-ass murderous white racist lunatic, drawn by a 4-year-old.

Seems like it could do with the judicious application of some C4.

@Lexi that one can stay

at most give it a plaque that just says "bad" in comic sans

@Lexi if the screaming headless bomb-hand guys in Serious Sam had heads...

@Lexi OMG I can't stop laughing at how bad this is! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

@InvaderXan @Lexi Oh god, the Wikipedia page 🀣
"The statue is generally considered aesthetically unappealing due to its abnormal facial features, which bear little resemblance to Forrest himself". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan_B
(The horse isn't good either.)

The owner sounds like a virulently racist and pigshit-thick white supremacist obviously enough, so smashing it up would piss him off inordinately. In all serious please demolish it

quote of some of the most poisonous views on British/American chattel slavery I've heard in a long time 

@Lexi Everyone is focusing on the face, but what about the scale?

How tall was Nathan Bedford Forrest? Was he three foot nothing?

Or did he ride into battle on a mighty twelve foot tall steed?

@Lexi I'm not fond of tearing down statues myself (went through that phase in my country a while ago), but this thing is so hilarious I boosted it right away :-)

@Lexi Unfortunately this thing is surrounded by a padlocked gate and is mostly only visible from the highway (along with 13 confederate flags surrounding it,) so lots of folks don't even know about his gnarly face.

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