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Why Obama Will Never Be Lincoln or King

Steev Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 8:06 AM
Too bad you got your Lincoln history for this article from a movie instead of the actual historical record.
annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 8:16 AM
Too bad you don't know what you are talking about.
MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 9:37 AM
Brilliant comeback Annfan, but what Walter says above is true. Please read "Recarving Rushmore", where Lincoln is ranked 29th on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty. I know you don't care about such things as those, as I have read your posts. Many others have drunk the Lincoln Koolaid over the years. It's time to take an objective eye to his record of unconstitutional behavior.

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...