“I tell you, if they start canceling these American presidents, they’re going to come after Bible characters next,” Hemmer said during a discussion on the review of historical statues in Chicago and so-called “cancel culture.”
“Mark my words, right?” Hemmer added.
Five statues of former President Abraham Lincoln are among the dozens of monuments being scrutinized as part of Chicago’s citywide review.
It’s unclear how tongue-in-cheek Hemmer was being with his comment.
But Twitter users pounced on the warning: