Fetch us our smelling salts: as reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (via The Hill), a statue of the Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene in Savannah was defaced with a pair of ‘googly eyes.” The article leads with a video titled “Who Was Nathanael Greene?”
In a statement, the City of Savannah stated, “Who did this?! It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime.”
The City of Savannah’s statement went viral.
The Houston artists The Art Guys were known for using googly eyes in their work: