Monday, April 17, 2006

From the LRC blog
Was the Lincoln assassination payback?
Not only for the war but for a plot by Lincoln to off his Confederate opposite number, Jefferson Davis?
Lincoln's assassination on Good Friday in 1865
In a theatre — the man had no use for religion personally but was learned enough to know how to use the rhetoric of the King James Bible, which permeated the culture anyway.
The sickening deification of Lincoln began almost immediately.

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