An opportunity squandered


Photograph showing the March 4, 1861, inaugura...

Photograph showing the March 4, 1861, inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in front of U.S. Capitol Building
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By Judd Gregg – The president’s inaugural address, rather than speaking to our better angels, to paraphrase Lincoln, spoke to lesser purposes.

He is the president. He was elected. He has the right to define where he wishes to lead us, and should do so.

But this speech was not set in those terms. It was structured and built with what seemed to be a purpose of setting the nation against itself. more> http://tinyurl.com/b2qrpxg

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