Queer President for the Straight Country

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Now that we know what to look for, Salon notes that clues to Lincoln’s gayness can be found in other biographies as well.

Example: "He was always … writing poetry." (Lincoln, by David Herbert Donald, Page 33)

"[T]hey noted … how affectionate he was to kittens and other pets." (Lincoln, Page 55)

"To settle a dispute over which company should have a certain campground, Lincoln wrestled with Lorenzo D. Thompson. In their first feel-outs of each other, Lincoln called, ‘Boys, this is the most powerful man I ever had hold of.’ " (Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years, Page 29)

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