“I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator. As a law professor and civil rights lawyer and as an African-American, I am fully aware of his limited views on race. Anyone who actually reads the Emancipation Proclamation knows it was more a military document than a clarion call for justice.” – Barack Obama

Wow. A democrat chipping at one of the foundation myths of his own party? I think I need to check this guy out.

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