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 Posted: Tue Dec 1st, 2009 07:38 pm
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Perhaps, TD, but only perhaps. Kinda looks like that, doesn't it?

I suspect that Lincoln expected a shooting match that would be over quickly. The one who fired the first shot would wear a black hat and the one who got shot at would wear a white hat. That it did go considerably beyond an anticipated high-noon shootout we can see clearly now.

So you can figure he manipulated the events and I can figure that he suffered from unintended consequences. He did, in fact, underestimate the resolve of the southron.

Of such is made CW discussion boards.

Ole

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