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on 28 October 2012 12:00:05 AM. © Daily Kos
At this point in 1916, as the Great War raged across Old Europe, incumbent Democratic president Woodrow Wilson was locked in a tight race for re-election.
In the end, he was able to eke out a narrow victory by utilizing all of the country's horses and bayonets to put Humpty Dumpty together again.
Yes, the world was a much simpler place back then.
Old-timey English was the official language of America the beautiful; jive talk had yet to be invented, as did Social Security and Medicare.
Young women who didn't want to give birth to their God-gifted rape babies could seek treatment in the nearest back alley, and African-Americans weren't voting based solely on skin color (if they were able to vote at all).
Those sure were the good old days.
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