Sean Lennon just can’t imagine why protesters would try to take Abraham Lincoln down.
The son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono got on Twitter Monday to ask his 307,000 followers: “Can someone explain why it appears a Lincoln statue was toppled in Portland? Asking for a friend.”
The 45-year-old musician was responding to Sunday night’s protests in the Oregon city — billed as an “Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage” — over the Christopher Columbus holiday, in which a crowd toppled statues of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
Lennon then appeared to mock the protesters by sarcastically suggesting that Egyptian pyramids should also be destroyed.
“The Pyramids of Giza were made under coercion from evil Pharaohs who were not very woke. I think we can all agree the Pyramids should be torn down immediately,” he tweeted.
Italy also has a lot to answer for, Lennon quipped.
“Since the invasion of Britain by Emperor Julius Caesar in 55 B.C.,