When I saw the head line I didn't believe it.. Obama thinks he has it tougher than Lincoln, he's claiming people say meaner things about him than they ever said about the President who ran the county during the Civil War.
As soon as Lincoln was elected States started leaving the Union. AS President, you don't get more unpopular than that. Lincoln went to war against the states that left the Union.. When it was over, more than 600,000 Americans lay dead. the greatest wartime slaughter of Americans in out history... All the insurrections weren't in the South. Lincoln's draft caused riots and near revolt in the North.
The closest Mr Self Pity has gotten is Holder's legal wars against state sovereignty..
Regardless of what the history books might have you believe, there were a lot of people who liked the idea of letting the South go their own way better than they liked the idea of getting killed or maimed in Mr Lincoln's war...
It was one thing for him to whine about inheriting the worst mess any president has ever faced-- In it's self absurd-- this is beyond that. I think the SOB's delusional, and I don't know if the country can survive a delusional President
President Barack Obama said yesterday in Decorah, Iowa, that he absorbs more political criticism than Abraham Lincoln, the assassinated 16th U.S. president, attracted from his Civil War critics.
The comment came during a question-and-answer session where one invited audience member asked Obama how he deals with his congressional critics in the GOP. “The Congress doesn’t seem to be a good partner. You said so yourself, they’re more interested in seeing you lose than [seeing] the country win,” the questioner lamented.
Democracy is always a messy business in a big country like this,” Obama responded. “When you listen to what the federalists said about the anti-federalists … those guys were tough. Lincoln, they used to talk about him almost as bad as they talk about me.”
The comparison “is hysterical … that is really laughable in many respects,” said Alvin Felzenberg, the author of a book on American presidents. “You couldn’t print things today they said about Lincoln.” Felzenberg teaches at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and was the chief spokesman for the 9/11 Commission.Read moree: http://dailycaller.com/2011/08/16/obama-i-have-it-tougher-than-abe-lincoln/#ixzz1VIh22Mal