Lincoln Wasn’t So Great

He didn’t get his picture on bubble gum cards, did he?

John Egelkrout

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Photo by Ed Fr on Unsplash

When lists come out from historians that rank presidential greatness, Abraham Lincoln is almost always in the top spot for his handling of the Civil War. Next to him, in no particular order, you will find Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington. Lincoln, though, almost always occupies the top…

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John Egelkrout

I am a sanity-curious former teacher who works a small organic farm with my wife. I write about politics, social issues, memoirs, and a variety of other topics.