‘Have You Been F***ed By This?’: Vandal Defaces Washington Monument | Eastern North Carolina Now | A vandal struck the National Mall on Tuesday, scrawling an obscene question on the side of the Washington Monument in bright red paint.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Virginia Kruta.

    A vandal struck the National Mall on Tuesday, scrawling an obscene question on the side of the Washington Monument in bright red paint.

    FOX 5 DC's Katie Barlow shared a photo from the scene, describing what had happened in a Tuesday evening tweet.

    "Nightly monument report. Someone has painted the side with red paint," Barlow said. "There is an individual in cuffs off to the side and police have blocked the area out to the grass."

    A closer look at the words that had been scrawled on the side of the monument - which stands 555 feet tall - revealed the question: "Have you been f***ed by this?" followed by a response, "Gov says tough s***."

    A large smear of red paint appeared next to the words as well.

    Barlow followed her first tweet with a brief video showing that someone had been detained by law enforcement.

    "This is why we can't have nice things. Some freedom loathing scumbag has defaced the Washington Monument with paint and vulgarities," WUSA9 anchor and reporter Adam Longo added.

    "We've gathered reaction from folks out here by the Washington Monument who are seeing the paint graffiti that reads 'Have you been f***ed by this, Gov says tough s***.' Live at 11pm on @wusa9," Longo continued in a second tweet. "People asking where were police- one person saying they understand the sentiment."

    Longo followed that with a short video clip showing tourists standing as close to the monument as law enforcement would allow, attempting to get their own photos of the vandalized property.

    "The USPP has an adult male in custody for vandalizing the base of the Washington Monument with paint. The area at the base of the monument will be temporality closed. National Park Service conservators will work on the restoration process. The investigation is ongoing," FOX 5 DC's Allison Papson gave an update.

    The Washington Monument was completed 138 years ago in 1884 - and at the time of its completion, it was the tallest building in the world.
Go Back


Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )




FBI Whistleblower Alleges Bureau Took Agents Off Child Sex Abuse Cases To Pursue Political Probes Daily Wire, Guest Editorial, Editorials, Op-Ed & Politics Why did Beaufort County adopt Bernie Sanders free college for all plan?


HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

The president of the nation’s largest freight railway union is warning that Congress will likely get involved in order to resolve disagreements between employers and union members and steer clear of a strike.
QATAR – Former president Barack Obama was among the millions of Americans who enjoyed watching the United States' thrilling 1-0 victory over Iran in the World Cup.
The combined age of the top three Democrat leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives is 247.
The president’s granddaughter, Naomi, received a glamorous feature in the fashion magazine Vogue, detailing her mid-November wedding weekend at the White House.
In a 4-3 party-line vote, with Democrats in the majority, the N.C. Supreme Court is endorsing a court-ordered plan to transfer hundreds of millions of dollars out of the state treasury. The money would address the Leandro education funding lawsuit.
"...things they would typically revert back to, especially with identity politics, I don't think that it works the same against me."
Hood makes the argument that participating in the political parties is important
23-point swing toward DeSantis from Trump since June, 46-point swing since one year ago

HbAD1

The Department of Justice wants Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, 38, who made billions of dollars before she was ultimately convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy, to spend 15 years in prison rather than walk free.
In a stunning announcement, Disney has revealed "The Chosen" will be incorporated into the Marvel Multiverse following a cameo appearance by Deadpool in the show's upcoming third season.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre lost her cool against a conservative reporter after she pressed Dr. Anthony Fauci on his approach to COVID.
Alec Baldwin has filed a lawsuit against some former crew members of the movie “Rust,” where a shooting incident resulted in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins last year.
Elon Musk is the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, as well as the leader of several smaller pet projects, such as Neuralink and The Boring Company. Following his acquisition of Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media platforms, the multibillionaire gave the world a view into just how bus
As part of a new pledge to "quiet down" the company's aggressive push for progressive themes in its content, returning Disney CEO Bob Iger has revealed the entertainment giant will cut back to including only seven LGTB characters in each children's movie.
The case of defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX and now-broke multibillionaire founder Sam Bankman-Fried is among the most intriguing stories of alleged financial crime in decades, rivaling the heists executed by financier Bernie Madoff and startup darling Elizabeth Holmes.
Third-quarter finance reports dropped Tuesday, November 2nd, and with them came insight into one of North Carolina’s biggest questions for election day, will Republicans regain supermajorities in the state legislature?

HbAD2

 
Back to Top