I began reading the novel Team of Rivals, which was written by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Unfortunately, I underestimated the difficulty of the novel, as I found myself struggling to understand many words and ideas the author had. I had to abandon the book after about 350 pages, the novel had about 940 pages in total. Despite not finishing the book, I gained a lot of knowledge that I did not know about Lincoln as well as what occurred during his years in office. Many of my posts have some how been related to the idea of either Lincoln, or the idea of politics.
With the Republican party coming off of a humiliating defeat in both the presidential race and congressional races it is obvious that a revolution needs to happen within the party. The country voted overwhelmingly for change, and the Republicans would be smart to echo this message within their own ranks. The days of Reagan are over. After eight years of Bill