With so much else going on, Abraham Lincoln seems almost forgotten on his birthday this year. A few brave Republicans are trying to rescue his party from Trumpism, and the president from Springfield is still the one most quoted in House and Senate speeches, but we've gotten so used to Lincoln he rarely awes us anymore. Yet he remains a quiet inspiration. He was a white male typical of the day, who grew stronger over time in his anti-racist views, and then when he had power used it to enlarge freedom for others. Now is the time to continue the work of Lincoln. –Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO

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