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Chuck Todd: If Lincoln Were Dealing with These Republicans, We'd Still Have Slavery

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 10:50 PM
for the most part, it is economic, and specifically, a macro, a big picture, that is in keeping with our rationalist, Enlightenment, liberal heritage. You guys confuse principle with conviction. That's wrong. Principle is almost scientific, and in any case, a lot more than stamping your feet and insisting on something. Principle is like a model, I guess. You have a worldview, I have a model. And that is why liberals are the better, more rational, men.

Not his words, you must understand.  Just a "depressing" observation from a "very smart" White House aide:
 


 

Joe Klein -- last seen beclowning himself on Benghazi -- gets a big laugh at this line because it's so true, right?  Republicans are just the worst.  Lincoln would have never been able to handle this bunch of radicals.  Maybe this "very smart" White House source should go re-watch Lincoln, or re-read his history books.  Congressional Republicans were the ones who