'Too large for an insane asylum': A Civil War meme that just won't die
“In practice he agreed with the secessionists on the moral question of slavery, but he looked at the “Fire-Eaters” calling for secession and thought that was a bridge too far.”
This feels really illuminating. Some of the people who seem most eager to distance themselves from the “crazies” have not actually absorbed what the fundamental problem is.
A very interesting post. Thank you.