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Spielberg’s Lincoln is a Grand Tribute to a Masterful Leader

Tom in Delaware Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:59 AM
We've received a much better return on our investment in Iraq than the Left's 'War on Poverty'......we've spent trillions since Johnson's 'Great Society' and there are more people living in poverty and on food stamps than ever for Iraq? Well...reminds me of my favorite T-Shirt........ 'George W. Bush...lov'em or hate'em...he's killed a ton of Arabs'.

Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is a different film than one would expect from the brilliant filmmaker responsible for unforgettable films like “Schindler’s List” and “Saving Private Ryan.” Unlike those two features, “Lincoln” takes place on a much smaller scale.

When its trailer arrived in theaters several months ago, many viewers undoubtedly believed that the film would attempt to tell Abraham Lincoln’s complete story, focusing on a young Illinois lawyer who became president and saved the Union from self-destruction. But this movie isn’t about that, nor is it simply a noble and simplistic tribute to the 16th President. The film is, instead,...