I totally get Columbus because I also want to murder everyone I see after a long commute.
I assume a "Columbus Day Sale" means I can go into any store and take whatever I want.
OK, so we are celebrating Columbus. Dude got lost, found a place where people lived, claimed it for Europe, tortured and massacred thousands of native people, and paved the way for the slave trade.
Let's celebrate Columbus Day by kicking in your neighbor's door and proclaiming, "This is my house, b*tch."
Here's to screwing America up so badly that even the Native American's wouldn't want it back.
Columbus murders millions of people and gets a day of recognition for it. I guess "Happy Hitler Day" is just around the corner.
Lief Erikson discovers the Americas about 500 years before Columbus. Doesn't unleash mass genocide. Doesn't get a holiday.