Film: Lincoln gets too much credit

Film: Lincoln gets too much credit

There are 4 comments on the CNN story from Jan 8, 2013, titled Film: Lincoln gets too much credit. In it, CNN reports that:

He used the N-word and told racist jokes. He once said African-Americans were inferior to whites.

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#1 Jan 9, 2013
He said it more than once.
asian men carries on

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#2 Jan 10, 2013
I agree,i have read on some sites that he was. this man was even shot by his own people. most people were racist in those days and age. many people thought freeing african americans would be inhumane. lincoln thought it would be irresponsible to give them legal equality and mix with caucasions. lincoln was of course anti slavery but that doesn't mean he wanted to be buddies and kick it with african americans. he would get in trouble for that and plus he was surrounded by caucasion people and we already know he got shot for freeing the slaves.

lincoln believed it was not moral for people to own other people. therefore slavery was a negative practice in his mind. he did not consider them equal to caucasions because he did not attempt to make all laws apply to them in the same way that they applied to non blacks. he's a hero,i guess,because he helped free the slaves and he wanted to send all black people back to africa so they can start their nation there too.

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#3 Jan 11, 2013
asian men carries on wrote:
I agree,i have read on some sites that he was. this man was even shot by his own people. most people were racist in those days and age. many people thought freeing african americans would be inhumane. lincoln thought it would be irresponsible to give them legal equality and mix with caucasions. lincoln was of course anti slavery but that doesn't mean he wanted to be buddies and kick it with african americans. he would get in trouble for that and plus he was surrounded by caucasion people and we already know he got shot for freeing the slaves.
lincoln believed it was not moral for people to own other people. therefore slavery was a negative practice in his mind. he did not consider them equal to caucasions because he did not attempt to make all laws apply to them in the same way that they applied to non blacks. he's a hero,i guess,because he helped free the slaves and he wanted to send all black people back to africa so they can start their nation there too.
He was shot because he sent federal troops to commit war on a part of America that wanted only to be left alone.

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#4 Jan 11, 2013
Only from folks too lazy to read a USA basic history book.

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