Tom Cotton Accidentally Gives The Washington Monument An Awesome New Name

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) Accidentally gave the Washington Monument a sarcastic new nickname - and some people hope it will stay.
Cotton, which made headlines last week with a call to send the US military to American cities, declined the cancellation of the TV show "Cops" and other elements of the "Cancel Culture". He warned that the "woken up mob" could "come to any of you".
Then he predicted that the culture of demolition would come to Washington.
"Are we going to demolish the Washington Monument?" Cotton asked. "Are we going to rename it the Obelisk of Awareness?"
The answer on Twitter was a resounding yes:
Justin "Hoops" McElroy

@ JustinMcElroy
My daughters will NEVER know it as an obelisk of alertness
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Erika Ishii
@erikaishii
I saw that so you don't have to. All you need to know is that "THE OBELISK OF WOKENESS" (formerly Washington Monument) and "THE TEMPLE OF WISDOM" (formerly Washington National Cathedral) sound like the most radical Zelda dungeons and I am all for it.
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Gary Shteyngart

@Shteyngart
Fact: The Obelisk of Wokeness is the tallest and wokest obelisk in the world. Originally referred to as the Washington Monument, it was renamed to celebrate the defeat of Donald Trump and his racist minions in 2020.
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Felicia Sonmez

@feliciasonmez
Those of you who had "Obelisk of Wokeness" on your bingo cards are in luck today.
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Obelisk of Awareness
@ObeliskOfWoke
Lightning struck when @SenTomCotton started me.

I am the obelisk of alertness.
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Sheryl Gay Stolberg

@SherylNYT
The Obelisk of Awareness. That will stay.
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Wajah has "Social Distance Yourself" Ali

@ WajahatAli
I kept singing Obelisk of Wokeness in my head as a chorus of an 80s metal song and it works.
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Scott Maxia
@fkknppl
Drop this new Power Metal album tomorrow. Thank you for supporting Obelisk of Wokeness!
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Matt Binder adores the obelisk of alertness

@ MattBinder
We will make sacrifices to the obelisk of alertness
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Travis McElroy, the best friend of the internet

@ Travismcelroy
If you try to make a point, you have to come up with a wrong name that would not be particularly cool. I would pay to see the obelisk of alertness safely.
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Eric Goldman

@ TheEricGoldman
The Obelisk of Vigilance is a radical name, and I dare you to rename it that way.
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Jacob Dean

@SchadenJake
I won't lie, I prefer Obelisk of Wokeness
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Kara Swisher

@ Karaswisher
Omg @TomCottonAR, do you mean the obelisk of vigilance right next to the tidal pool without a quarter?
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Alex Duzik
@aduzik
I love it when fascists become such a parody of a parody that they accidentally turn into something completely metallic like "Obelisk of Wokeness".
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JRehling
@JRehling
Renamed America's landmarks

1. Obelisk of alertness
2. The hell hole
3. Freedom woman
4. Rebel Smasher
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Rachel Leishman

@ RachelLeishman
Obelisk of Wokeness is the title of my sex video. BOOM
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