Why the Marxist Left Loves Lincoln

“No leader of a powerful nation” should allow such a thing as “the dismemberment of the Soviet Union.” –Marxist “Civil War” historian Eric Foner, The Nation, Feb. 11, 1991 A July 27, 2019 article in the Washington Post by Gillian Brockell was headlined, “You Know Who Was into Karl Marx?  No, not AOC.  Abraham Lincoln.”  Following up on the New York Times’ 2017 weeks-long celebration of the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the Post was doing its part to celebrate and promote Marxian socialism by crowing that “the first Republican president . . . was surrounded by socialists … Continue reading Why the Marxist Left Loves Lincoln