Wednesday, August 31, 2016

He’d never get elected today! 10

Four years later after winning reelection to the Presidency for a second term Lincoln was equally soft-spoken: “Having served four years in the depths of a great, and unended national peril, I can view this call to a second term in nowise more flattering to myself, than as an expression of the public judgment that I may better finish a difficult work in which I have labored from the first, than could anyone less severely schooled to the task.”

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