How Many Legendary Republicans Would Fit Today’s GOP?
Pinckney Pinchback: hard to tell, but he fought on the Union side during the Civil War, so I’m going to go with no.
Jackie Robinson: Oops.
Frederick Douglass: no [effing] way.
Ellen Foster: who the hell is Ellen Foster?
Abraham Lincoln: expanded the power of the federal government, created the IRS and the income tax, questioned the divinity of Christ and freed the slaves. ‘Nuff said.
Dwight Eisenhower: expanded socialist fascist New Deal programs, created department of Health Education and Welfare, raised already record-high taxes to pay for massive federal highway project, warned against “Military-Industrial Complex.” Any questions?
And where, asks Blue Texan, is Barry Goldwater? And how about Teddy Roosevelt while we’re at it?Click here for reuse options!
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