Out with Robert E. Lee and in with… Oderus Urungus?
A new petition is calling for a statue of the late GWAR frontman ― real identify David Brockie ― to be erected in his adopted residence condition of Virginia. And it notes there is an opening in Richmond, in which a statue of the Confederate normal is scheduled for elimination.
Whilst Brockie was born in Canada, his family members moved to Virginia when he was a baby. He was a cofounder of GWAR, a shock-rock band known for its wild costumes and a violent stage display the place copious quantities of bogus blood and other fluids would spew into an ecstatic viewers.
Brockie died of an accidental heroin overdose in 2014.
“Robert E. Lee is a unsuccessful war common that supported a racist lead to,” the petition mentioned. “For much too extensive, the metropolis of Richmond has been displaying statues of him and other loser civil war veterans. We the scumdogs of the universe get in touch with on the city of Richmond to erect a statue of wonderful regional leader Oderus Urungus in its place.”
At the time of this producing, a lot more than 15,000 have signed the petition.
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