Skip to comments.George McGovern: Barack Obama Is a 'Second Lincoln'
Posted on 12/23/2008 12:25:58 PM PST by rabscuttle385
Few people come as quickly to the defense of George McGovern as McGovern himself. The antiwar senator from South Dakota lost to Richard Nixon in a landslide in the 1972 presidential election, only to see Nixon, caught up in the Watergate scandal, resign in disgrace. For McGovern, thoughalong with many Democrats who followed himthe damage was done, and the now retired politician has spent decades defending the electability of antiwar liberals, insisting his campaign was undone by dirty tricks and bad luck. In recent years, McGovern, 86, hasn't relinquished the spotlight, condemning the war in Iraq and declaring Barack Obama, whom he endorsed after initially supporting Hillary Clinton, a "second Abraham Lincoln."
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I agree. A second Lincoln Chaffee.
When will this preposterous meme end?
And George McGovers is a rustic Runner-Up who lacks imagination... is merely parroting some other layabout’s words.
“stupid old man....”
McGoober would think that Bozo the clown, or Peanut Brain
Carter was the second coming.
Never mind the fact that Lincoln was a Republican (former Whig) and Obama is a lib Democrat.
That silly bastard McGovern ought to know about ‘Lincolns’ since he was revealed as an Edsel in ‘72.
And 0bama is a remanufactured Yugo.
Let them keep placing him on high, the fall will only be greater when reality hits. If they are billing him as the greatest ever, when he shows he's mediocre at best, the perception will be further tarnished. Worst ever, maybe?
Watch your language!
Obama would be a second McGovern if not for the incompetence of the McCain campaign.
Sorry! (Im there too!)
Well then, if Mr. Obama is the second Lincoln, then Michelle Obama is Betty Crocker.
Good Lord, Mr. McGovern has, apparently, gone round the bend.
A second Lincoln Chaffee.LOL!
Mybe Obama will be the white man’s Lincoln and free the white man from being slaves of the politically correct.
Ever since LBJ dreamed up the War On Poverty and The great Society whites (especially employed white males) have increasingly become second class citizens.
When society says it allows preferred treatment for one group what that really means is that it discriminates against another.
Forty years after MLK, whites have the same dream he had - We dream that all Americans will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Obama, we Hope you can bring Change for us too.
Why wait..........let’s just change the penny, replace the memorial in DC, and add Obama’s face to Rushmore now......
i think it means he is going to free the whites....yippie....
In his day, Lincoln was the most hated President this nation has ever produced; no other even comes into the running for that title. Saying the Lincoln was a “healing figure” isn’t some minor distortion of an arcane point of history; it’s a wholesale rejection of even the slightest understanding of his entire presidency. He was also about as far from an “anti-war” president as any man could possibly be.
I don't know about freeing the whites, but it would be nice to see a president that would want to free the taxpayers.
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