Late in the day, the photograph emerged, the one you see here. It clearly shows Barack Obama posing as a metrosexual Abraham Lincoln. Suddenly, the debate shifted. People started demanding to know how many other people in the Obama White House think that they are metrosexual Abraham Lincolns. [...]
President Obama now says that he personally supports same-sex marriage, but intends to do nothing to stop states like North Carolina from prohibiting same-sex marriage. Like Abraham Lincoln before him, he is allowing Southern bigots to trample the authority of the national Constitution. We all know how well that strategy worked out. [...]
Buddy Roemer seems to think that active church membership should be a requirement for the Republican presidential nomination. If that’s the case, he ought to look at the attitudes expressed by the key founding member of the Republican Party: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln often avoided going to church for long periods of time because he felt uncomfortable in church. [...]
At an anti-Muslim protest in New York City yesterday, Dutch politician Geert Wilders exercised the right of everybody in the United States — be they citizen or foreigner — to peaceably assemble and to speak freely. Wilders used his First Amendment rights of assembly and speech to argue for the revocation of American Muslims’ First [...]
It’s a pretty fair bet that the Unity08 experience — aging political consultants using their media contacts to whip up a hypestorm and engineer their own presidential candidate — will not be repeated as Unity2012. I say this with confidence because the website Unity2012.com has already been claimed — with a rather different agenda:
Obama urges Americans to follow Lincoln’s example — Associated Press
Why is Barack Obama such a hater?
If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln didn’t need to insert Christian religious rituals into their inaugurations, why does Barack Obama feel the need to break with the weight of American tradition, as well as the Constitution, in order to do so? [...]