It looks like the next monument slated for removal in New Orleans is Jefferson Davis. Violence erupted over night and barricades have been placed around the structure. Stay tuned.

Here is Brett Erlich’s take on the monument controversy.

Donald Trump’s comments about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War have received a good deal of attention over the past 24 hours. First, here is a reminder of what he said.

Here is Conan O’Brien’s take.

Enjoy.

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