What Lincoln can teach us about when and how Presidents should draw “lines in the sand”

I am out of town for much of today, and regret that I cannot elaborate at length on this post by Andrew Sprung discussing the decision of President Lincoln — whom Obama has said he greatly admires — to go to war rather than see the union dissolved, and how the speeches Lincoln gave bear upon it.

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About Guy N. Texas

Guy N. Texas is the pen name of a lawyer living in Dallas, who is now a liberal. He was once conservative, but this word has so morphed in meaning that he can no longer call himself that in good conscience. Guy has no political aspirations. He speaks only for himself.
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