America's Favorite President?

Barack Obama announced his Official Presidential Campaign. He compared himself to America's favorite President (Abraham Lincoln). Don't you find it interesting that a Democratic Candidate is a comparing himself to a Republican? If All Republicans are evil, how will Obama comparing himself to a... show more Barack Obama announced his Official Presidential Campaign. He compared himself to America's favorite President (Abraham Lincoln).

Don't you find it interesting that a Democratic Candidate is a comparing himself to a Republican?

If All Republicans are evil, how will Obama comparing himself to a Republican be perceived in Democratic circles who claim to hate all Republicans?

Should he toe the party line and distance himself from Lincoln who was a Republican?
Update: Here you go

http://news.google.com/nwshp?ie=UTF-8&oe...

Now take that "Liar" accusation back.
Update 3: Clifton:

His grandmother still lives in Kenya. His lineage s African from Kenya. His father was Kenyan Professor.

So Lincoln didn't free his ancestors as far as we know.
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