Christopher Columbus was a sex-slaving murderous sociopath  - and quite possibly the inadvertent father of the transatlantic slave trade - and should not have his own federal holiday.

Columbus did in fact sail the ocean blue in 1492 and discovered a "new world." But it's what he did the years to follow that makes good 'ole Chris Columbus not so worthy of a federal holiday to honor him.

Here's why (via The Oatmeal):

SOURCE: The Oatmeal

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