Bust of Marx and Lenin submerged on the bottom of the sea
(credit: Amusing Planet)

Facts don’t matter

…what matters is how much you care about them.

has not been a good month for statues. True, statues have been torn down before: you may remember the images of the Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein’s statue being toppled in April 2003. Numerous statues of Lenin (and other communist grandees) were removed since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Revolutions often mean a symbolic end for the effigies of the…