Phillip W. Magness

Historian – 19th century United States

The Politics of Remembering Lincoln

| July 30, 2013

Here’s a¬†short piece I wrote for the Daily Caller in which I take a look at the use and abuse of Abraham Lincoln to form modern political arguments. There are plenty of culprits both favorable and hostile to Lincoln, as well as on the political left and right alike. Excerpt: “A casual observer might wonder […]