Columbus Day is a national embarrassment, and should be replaced with Election Day or some other national holiday
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The argument has been convincingly (and hilariously) made by other people, so I won't rehash what they've already said: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver:
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Columbus Day is a national embarrassment, and should be replaced with Election Day or some other national holiday

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The argument has been convincingly (and hilariously) made by other people, so I won't rehash what they've already said:

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKEwL-10s7E

The Oatmeal:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/columbus_day

We should not be honoring this greedy, vicious, horrifyingly brutal man with a national holiday.

But we should make Election Day a national holiday, and it's absurd to me that it isn't already. CMV!

(I realize Election Day wouldn't be on October 13th, and we'd lose a long weekend if we went the replacement-only route.

But I also think every weekend should be a three day weekend and Americans work too much for no good reason, so that's a whole nother thing.)

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