Angry Leftists Turn Their Sights on the Savior of Western Civilization

Gary Oldman won the Oscar for Best Actor Sunday night for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour.”

That’s proved problematic, and not just for the abuse allegations lobbed against Oldman. Several leftists were irate that the the Academy would honor Churchill, the British prime minister who stood up to Adolf Hitler.

But to the outraged, he is not hero of World War II, but an evil bigot and genocidal maniac.

It may come be surprising to some that celebrating Churchill would be so controversial, but here we are. In both America and the United Kingdom, he was seen as a hero who rallied the British nation from near collapse and halted the Nazi onslaught. Without his leadership, the U.K. may have fallen to the Axis and the world would be a very different place.

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