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Obama's Lincoln Presumption

howardhill Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 5:29 PM
Lincoln was a radical just like Obama and his bumbling cost us 600,000 lives , let us hope that Obama does not do the same
restoreliberty Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:29 PM
Bingo. The only reason he is trying to wrap himself in Lincoln is so that when he tries to invoke marshall law the stupid idiots will cheer in the streets like madmen. This is just his set up, so he can justify his coming totalitarian power grab under, "Well Lincoln did it first and he was Republican. I'm just doing what Lincoln would have done." And all the low information idiots will lap it up like the truly uneducated they are.
He swore his oath of office on Abraham Lincoln's Bible. He has asked to give the State of the Union address on Lincoln's birthday. He rode to Washington in 2009 on a train route similar to Lincoln's in 1861. He has compared his critics to Lincoln's critics. He confides to admirers that he likes to read the handwritten Gettysburg Address that hangs in the Lincoln Bedroom.

Barack Obama is inviting the world to compare him not just to good presidents but to the greatest in American history.

There can be majesty in invoking past presidents and the Founding Fathers. But Obama's quotations and...