What is our present condition? We have just carried an election on principles fairly stated to the people. Now we are told in advance, the government shall be broken up, unless we surrender to those we have beaten, before we take the offices. In this they are either attempting to play upon us, or they are in dead earnest. Either way, if we surrender, it is the end of us, and of the government. They will repeat the experiment upon us ad libitum.When you lose an election, and then threaten to bring government to a standstill unless your demands are met, you are not practicing democracy. You are practicing revolution.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The Southern Strategy
The similarities between today's Republicans and the budding Confederates of 1860 are startling. Let Abram Lincoln explain: