Obama Drops By Lincoln Memorial to Remind Everybody He Helped Save it, or Something

As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next to no one left to borrow from – so it must be with a government.
— Abraham Lincoln, 1843


We’re over $14 trillion in debt, and I’ll bet that Abe would have thought a “closed due to irresponsible spending” sign would be a much better civics lesson for people trying to visit his memorial than using keeping it open as a lame excuse to justify such ongoing deficit spending:

The last person I saw who did some impromptu politicking at the Lincoln Memorial without a permit got a $100 ticket.

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