Much like the old wars of religion that shaped Europe, the new wars are fought on the ground of the image.
Symbols, like events, never float free from their context.
The image moved me: Robert E. Lee, that icon of the Confederacy, whose likeness in bronze once towered several stories over New Orleans, was, after 132 years, gone, relegated (for now) to municipal storage.
Carrying forward an evolving “we” of the democratic imagination.
The secrets of Jerusalem are also lodged in Jacksonville, Joplin, and Joliet
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