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Learning from Lincoln: Both Onscreen and Off

Libertarians VS Cons&Libs Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 12:43 PM
Clownhallers, like their Lib brethren, love Lincoln because they love big, centralized govt.
Al3404 Al Barrs Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:48 AM
Actually they love Lincoln because of all the propaganda and false rhetoric the liberal now progressive socialist revisionists writers have used to brainwash several generations of American students who are now adults who believe the lies they were taught in school about that war and Lincoln's involvement.


What is it about Abraham Lincoln that has captured the hearts and minds of the American public since his assassination nearly 150 years ago? After all, one could argue -- rather persuasively -- that our 16th president was the least qualified candidate ever elected to high national office; in fact, his public service record included just four terms in the Illinois state legislative, one unremarkable term in the House of Representatives, and two unsuccessful bids for the US Senate. In addition, he had virtually no executive experience and, as his contemporaries invariably pointed out, Lincoln seemed wholly unfit to lead the...