Old school statues like generals on stallions or Marines planting flags are no longer relevant. These monuments were meant to commemorate heroic deeds and events, neither of which occur today. Before you tell me I’m crazy, think about it for a moment. When was the last war we decisively won? Who was the last national hero that deserves to be carved out of granite?

So, without heroes and victories to memorialize, what are our artisans to build? The simple answer is WTF statues.