Original caption: A counter demonstrator uses a lighted spray can agains an Alt Right demonstrator at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Poking A Moment That’s Passed

Revisiting the sequence of events that yielded the “flamethrower” photograph in Charlottesville

There was a moment in Charlottesville when an iconic photograph was made, and for the last two weeks I haven’t been able to shake it from my mind. This past weekend, thanks to a piece in the New York Times, the photograph flared-up again into national…