Lincoln: from Obama we hoped for a presidential reprise, not an Oscar
By Eric Verlo
NOT MY TRIBE - 2/24/2013 9:19PM MDT
President Barack Obama couldn’t deliver on the campaign inference he’d fill Abraham Lincoln’s shoes, so what do we do? Cut the Great Emancipator down to size. Portray America’s most lionized president as political operator, and distribute copies of the film to all the nation’s schools to cement the revisionist theme. Generations of visitors to DC’s monument will no longer recognize the seated giant, he’ll seem to big.