Originally posted on Peace and Freedom Global Future:
We’ve listened to dozens of high sounding speeches and we’ve heard the media gush while comparing President-elect Obama to the likes of Franlin Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
The President-elect himself has not been shy about adopting the comparison to Lincoln — one might think Abraham Lincoln was Mr. Obama’s role model and mentor and teacher and friend.
And, at least here at Peace and Freedom we’ve said to ourselves, let’s please allow for some miracles before we bestow saintood status upon the President-elect. Let’s allow a bit of time for governing….
FDR had accomplishments of the Great Depression and World War II to guide historians. Lincoln battled to keep the Union together during years of Civil War.
So we are somewhat reluctant to compare the President-elect to other great men until and unless he establishes himself as — another great man. As it stands now, he is a and the…
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