Christ Churck

Christ Church looks down on George Washington, Robert E. Lee

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

It is important to remember that even the Great Emancipator himself would have made just about any compromise he could in order to preserve the Union. And, indeed, his views on race would fall far, far outside the mainstream acceptable views of today. “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds,” Mr. Lincoln said in his second inaugural address. If only. If only.