Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington County, Virginia, isn’t long for this world:
BREAKING: Jefferson Davis Highway is officially being renamed in Arlington County.
It’s estimated it will cost Arlington County about $17,000 to update street signs on the 2.5-mile stretch of the road that sits within Arlington County’s borders. https://t.co/o4StEYi8CQ
— ABC 7 News – WJLA (@ABC7News) May 15, 2019
Good move Arlington County!
— Matt Gayle (@ChesapeakeMatt) May 15, 2019
Good to see Virginia trying to purge the remnants of racism in its past. Oh, wait:
But your Governor………..
— Meier Ben Avraham ❌ (@hebrewservative) May 15, 2019
— Chitown Mike (@ChitownMike312) May 15, 2019
And yet, Ralph Northam who appointed the board is still governor…
— Andrew Follett (@AndrewCFollett) May 15, 2019
When will Gov Northam be changing his name?
— Steverino (@srohm) May 15, 2019
Can you know rename the Governor when he’s within the county?
— Paul Ogg (@JustOGG) May 15, 2019
Changing the name of a highway is important, but it's okay for the Governor of Virginia to dress like this and still hold office? pic.twitter.com/3nurF1gpAd
— Mark Pontius (@markers104) May 15, 2019
BREAKING: Virginia Governor who work blackface still in office
— Jeff Adams (@JeffAdams82) May 15, 2019
"We're still paving it with black top." – Gov. Coonman https://t.co/nL81eZjY2k
— Cuffy (@CuffyMeh) May 15, 2019
Is is gonna be renamed Coonman Highway? @RalphNortham
— Charles Martel (@libowner69) May 15, 2019
Sooo… Virginia changes the names of highways they deem racist…
But keeps their racist Governor who wore black face/Klan robe…. got it. https://t.co/A26xzJI4sO
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) May 15, 2019
Maybe start with your actual sitting governor and don’t worry about stupid ass street signs. You hypocrite idiots
— Shane Flannagan (@shaneflannagan) May 15, 2019
— Teresa † ن (@BlackIrishI) May 15, 2019
We’re sure they’ll get around to it eventually.