Thursday, June 25, 2009

Lincoln's General Observation About Folks Who Have No Vices

Regarding the scandals surrounding Republican Sen. John Ensign of Nevada and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, it's time to remember the words of the Republican Party's very first president.

Abraham Lincoln liked to quote a Kentucky acquaintance of his:
It's been my experience that folks who have no vices have generally very few virtues

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