Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The most inexperienced President America ever had was Abraham Lincoln. He became President because the South knew he wouldn't allow slavery to be expanded into the then new territories, although he couldn't touch it where it already existed because the Constitution allowed it.

He was the single most influential President we ever had, not only saving the Union and paving the way for America to become a world power, but, ultimately, spurring people all over the world to demand democratic nations.

Now almost 100 years after his birth, the next most inexperienced candidate is running. He, like Lincoln, is not a tool of the large corporations. He, like Lincoln, is humble, intelligent, and humane. But, will he win? Probably not. Why, when he is clearly superior to Clinton and McCain? Well, ironically, because he's black, one of Lincoln's beneficiaries. And, it's not only the American people who won't elect a black President. It's the American press who have dwelt, not on his positions and plans, but on nonsense like his preacher said abrasive things in sermons? Well, who ever agrees with everything one's preacher says? I sure don't, but I'd hardly get up inthe middle of a sermon and leave, nor would I resign from the congregation. How about you?

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