A hot day in Charlottesville

Today is the fourth anniversary of Unite the Right, the 2017 white supremacist rampage in Charlottesville. There are no big events planned in town. So I took a walk, alone, past the sites of the freshly removed statues of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Around 1:45 p.m., I headed to the spot where, at that time four years ago, a neo-Nazi deliberately plowed his Dodge Challenger through a crowd of anti-racist counterprotesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

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