If I hear one more Republican pundit excusing the racist bullshit out of their candidates by explaining that we need to remember that they were the party of Lincoln…well we all know I’m not going to do shit…but my fantasy would be to Stooge smack the shit out of each of these fools.
I am hardly a historian, but it is true that Lincoln did belong to the Republican Party (actually the party’s first president). For years, Blacks that were allowed to vote did so under the Republican banner. However, by the 1960’s and the advent of the Civil Rights Act, there had been a significant shift in voting strategy and it is safe to say Lincoln would not recognize the Republican party that emerged and still exists today. READ MORE