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Why Obama Will Never Be Lincoln or King

Davole Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:28 PM
charles - Although Barack Otrauma has pompously promised to bring America's troops back from his war theaters, he has purposely avoided mentioning "in body bags."

Watching the movie Lincoln, I thought there were some similarities between President Abraham Lincoln and President Barack Obama. Both men were popular during their times. During the film, Mary Todd Lincoln pleads with her husband not to squander his popularity with the American people by forcing Congress to pass the 13th amendment ending slavery as the Civil War was already coming to an end.

“No one’s ever been loved so much by the people. Don’t waste that power,” Mary Todd played exceptionally by Sally Fields tells her husband. But Lincoln, portrayed forcefully by Daniel Day Lewis, looked at...