NYPOST– Harriet Tubman is going to replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is expected to announce today.
Yes, that is correct. In yet another attempt to “politically correct” the world, the advocacy group Women on 20s has been successful in removing Andrew Jackson from the twenty dollar bill. They were originally gunning for removing Hamilton from the $10, but after an outcry on social media (due to the hip-hop Broadway musical about his life becoming a major hit) they set their sights on the $20.
The success of saving Hamilton due to the hip-hop musical’s success should be a clear indication of how dumb this entire thing is.
Oh, and one of the main reasons for removing Jackson was his role in removing Native Americans from their land. Or as people in the real world refer to it, taking care of a hostile nation that was slaughtering Americans…