In his speech yesterday in the Lee Chapel at Washington & Lee University, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas noted that Abraham Lincoln is his favorite president. Do you think he realized how inappropriate that comment was as he stood just a few feet from the final resting place of Robert E. Lee?
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