Abe Lincoln Knew Donald Trump

Andrew D Ellis
1 min readJul 17, 2019

From a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to Joshua Speed in August, 1855:

“As a nation, we began by declaring that “all men are created equal.” We now practically read it “all men are created equal, except negroes.” When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read “all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics.” When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where…

Andrew D Ellis