National Affairs: Mush

In spite of the fact that Abraham Lincoln by his Emancipation Proclamation deprived more people of property without due process than any President in U. S. history, he is the spiritual Andrew Jackson of the G. O. P. As a political saint, however, Lincoln has never had his birthday celebrated, like Jackson Day, with $100-a-plate dinners. Last week, to the Republican State Central Committee in Michigan came an idea for using Lincoln's feast day to make political mockery of Jackson Day. Their plan: to hold Lincoln Day dinners, the proceeds of which will...

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