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    Default Vandals torch Ronald Reagan statue at California park

    Vandals set fire to a life-size statue of Ronald Reagan at a Southern California sports park that bears the name of the 40th president, authorities reported Monday.

    The bronze statue stands at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park in Temecula, Calif., the very same site praised by Reagan in the 1980s as a solid example of what volunteerism and fundraising can accomplish — rather than government regulation and taxpayer dollars.

    The statue portrays the president wearing casual clothing and holding a cowboy hat in one hand and a shovel in the other hand.

    “It’s an insult to the president as well as to the community,” said Perry Peters, the founder of the Friends of Ronald Reagan Sports Park nonprofit, in a Fox News report.

    Police are still seeking a suspect.

    The nonprofit is accepting donations for repair work. The statue is blackened, and tiles on the decorative wall that serves as backdrop were destroyed.


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    Hope they string them up by their nuts!
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    Disgraceful.
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    Am I the only person curious about how someone can "set fire" to bronze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToddE View Post
    Am I the only person curious about how someone can "set fire" to bronze?
    I'm imagining an accelerant was used and that the statue was left blackened.
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    What came to mind was that Alex Van Halen story about him trying to light a tire with a match.

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    Shit...I hope Big Al has an alibi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Number 47 View Post


    that would look pretty cool temporarily relocated to the vandals' graves!

 

 

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