And your point? Abraham Lincoln didn’t have access to Twitter, so there’s no way he could match Donald Trump’s immediacy back then, The turgid prose of the Gettysburg Address does suffer by comparison with Trump’s tweets, but this kind of self-serving monologue by the man who caused the Civil War was about average for the time. I despise Lincoln for his actions, not for his speeches. He was considered an orator at the time, regardless of how out-classed he is by Trump on Twitter. I repeat: the Tyrant did not have access to the technology at the time. It is unfair to compare his writings to those of Trump, who does.

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