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Kristol Says Obama Would Be A Pro Slavery Kinda Guy....

We are hearing really idiotic stuff coming out of the mouths of conservatives to attack Barack Obama with, but this one is particularly odious. Appar

billkristol-obama.jpg We are hearing really idiotic stuff coming out of the mouths of conservatives to attack Barack Obama with, but this one is particularly odious. Apparently---Bill Kristol thinks Obama would side with the pro-slavery cabal in America during the run up to the civil war. He attacked his Iraq policy by comparing him to Stephen Douglas. Ummmm, Barack would have been a slave at the time Bill. I just wanted to make sure you remember that.

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KRISTOL: We’re electing a war president in 2008. If I can go back to Obama and Lincoln for just one second, Lincoln’s “house divided” speech in 1858 was a speech saying we cannot live as a house divided on slavery. And he implicitly says we’ll have to fight a civil war if necessary on this.

Obama’s speech is a “can’t we get along” speech — sort of the opposite of Lincoln. He would have been with Stephen Douglas in 1858. Let’s paper over these differences, rise above politics and all get along. That’s not Giuliani’s mode. And I think in a war context, social conservatives want to win the war against Islamic jihadism. (h/t TP for the transcript)

fns_kristol-williams.jpg And of course the slavery issue goes right over the head of Juan Williams who should have smacked down William the Bloody for making that comparison...

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