Let's get it straight: toppling statues is not obscene. What is obscene is pretending that the society crafted in the U.S. for 200 years is blameless and sanctified. Teddy Roosevelt was an overblown, overprivileged narcissist who took this nation down yet another bad road. His Rough Riders were another incarnation of the cavalry that massacred Indians wholesale and then in the Philippines tortured, interned and murdered a people who had fought for their own liberty from Spain. As for Lincoln, he didn't think black people were equal and said that many places. What are people worshipping? Delusions. Grow up and get over your attachment to history as it was taught to you in 3rd grade.