The Last Full Measure of Devotion, or the Last Great Act of Defiance

Lincoln or Trump

Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash

Donald Trump is fond of comparing himself (favorably) to Abraham Lincoln. While I feel a little sleazy even writing a sentence that contains both names, and also hope that Lincoln forgives me from the other side, I thought I’d examine the comparison myself.

Whence comes the title —…



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Gippolito Ndp

Gippolito Ndp


Dad, G-dad, veteran, semi-retired lawyer, archaeologist, writer