There’s no danger of people forgetting Abraham Lincoln. Some 15,000 books have been written about him. And that’s not including U.S. history textbooks, which can’t ignore his leadership during the Civil War.

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There’s no danger of people forgetting Abraham Lincoln. Some 15,000 books have been written about him. And that’s not including U.S. history textbooks, which can’t ignore his leadership during the Civil War.

At the Feb. 20 Charlottesville City Council meeting, I got up to comment on the petition to rename Emancipation Park and veered off into a speech about the statues controversy. I apologize to the many people who were impatient with my digression. I hope the process of renaming the park will …