When the Robert E. Lee statue came down in Richmond, Virginia, last week it was the second monument to lies and white supremacy to be removed this year. The first one officially left Washington, D.C., on January 20 after losing an election. The Lost Cause and Trump’s Big Lie are kindred mythical creatures that belong in the same dumpster – er, resting place.
JD Crowe is the cartoonist for Alabama Media Group and AL.com. He won the RFK Human Rights Award for Editorial Cartoons in 2020. In 2018, he was awarded the Rex Babin Memorial Award for local and state cartoons by the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Follow JD on Facebook, Twitter @Crowejam and Instagram @JDCrowepix.