Disgusted by the fake impeachment stunt? The information war puts you in a constant agitated present, without access to the actual past or a future—the Memory Hole from George Orwell’s 1984. Breaking the spell, on President’s day, we revisited the mind of Abraham Lincoln. His best friends were long dead: the minds of Shakespeare, Franklin, Washington, Hamilton, John Quincy Adams. He used the way their minds worked to win the war and create the future.

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