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Response to michigandem58 (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 10:21 PM

33. Allen West injured a prisoner.

He was no fucking Abraham Lincoln.


"One popularly repeated story from Lincoln's Black Hawk War service illustrates Lincoln's qualities of honesty, and courageous, competent leadership. It involved a Potawotami who wandered into Captain Lincoln's camp and Lincoln's men assumed him a spy and wanted to kill him. The story goes that Lincoln threw himself between the Native American and the men's muskets, knocking their weapons upward. The militia men backed down after a few heated seconds."

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