Columbus Day Humor

Columbus Day ProtestColumbus Day is probably the most flawed holiday that we “celebrate” in the United States, and it’s being removed from calendars by many local and state governments across the country. In many places it has been renamed, “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” As long as politicians and the media are giving the Redskins so much scrutiny, maybe it’s time to reconsider Columbus Day too. The long standing American tradition of Columbus Day only became a Federal Holiday in 1934 when FDR was looking to secure the Italian vote. Last Week Tonight tackled the subject perfectly :

We could continue to give you a history lesson, or we could just look at some humorous images that do a pretty good job of delivering that message on their own. We must laugh about the topic, to keep us from crying.

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.