HEROES: Tyler vs. Lincoln

The desks of Virginia's House of Delegates blossomed with a small white pamphlet one morning lately before the members began arriving for their daily session. The Speaker glanced at the copy on his own desk, read for a moment in astonishment, delivered a peremptory order. Pages hustled up and down the aisles confiscating the leaflets, which were entitled:

"Confederate Leaders and Other Citizens Request the House of Delegates to Repeal the Resolution of Respect to Abraham Lincoln, the Barbarian."

It was the sort of thing that is bound to happen every so often south...

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