- Gen. Lee opposed creating war memorials, but given that they're here, is it a good idea to remove them?
- New Orleans council voted to remove Lee statue. National Cathedral is removing Confederate symbols from windows
Jonathan Horn is the author of "The Man Who Would Not Be Washington" and a former White House presidential speechwriter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)A year after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu proposed removing a famous 132-year-old statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee—and a half year after the city council voted to do so—the battle over what should happen to longstanding Confederate memorials remains as divisive as ever.