The Party of Lincoln AND Calhoun? The Right and the Civil War

By |2019-05-29T14:10:55-05:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Conservatism, Featured, History|

“When the intellectual authors of the modern right created its doctrines in the 1950s,” wrote Sam Tanenhaus in The New Republic, “they drew on nineteenth-century political thought, borrowing explicitly from the great apologists for slavery, above all, the intellectually fierce South Carolinian John C. Calhoun…. The party of Lincoln… has become the party of [...]