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

americathebeautiful Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:19 AM
Abe Lincoln was one of our greatest presidents. YOU do know that he was a REPUBLICAN who fought against slavery in a day when that fight was very unpopular. Don't you know that those who sold the slaves in Africa (which were black lords) were pretty p*ssed off that our president was fighting slavery. Those who sold their own people into slavery were making way too much money off of that! By the way, Abe Lincoln WAS fighting to keep America ONE COUNTRY!
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:22 AM
You do realize of course that Lincoln was a politician like any other with an agenda unrelated to slavery that many Americans rejected.

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