Impeach Abraham Lincoln!

Humorous now, but if Lincoln had failed in his effort to preserve the Union, I have no doubt Lincoln would have been almost unanimously condemned North and South from that day to this.  Lincoln took on a great task, and his critics would have had no mercy on him if he failed.  Lincoln realized this at the time, in reference to the unceasing battery of vituperative criticism heaped upon him daily:  “If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won’t amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Published in: on March 10, 2011 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Impeach Abraham Lincoln!