WOULD LINCOLN BE HAPPY WITH THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT OBAMA?

Leonard Pitts gets it right in his latest article...
Abraham Lincoln did not believe in the equality of black people. He did, however -- and this was no minor distinction in his era -- believe in their humanity. He also abhorred slavery. But he was willing to countenance it if doing so would have vindicated his primary goal: to save the Union.

Should acknowledging the myths about the Great Emancipator violate your image of our 16th president?