To the editor:

Barack Obama is very fond of using quotes from Abraham Lincoln in an attempt to make his inane policies more acceptable to the people.

His actions and false statements of late make the following quote so apropos:

“If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.”

— Abraham Lincoln

Clinton, Ill.

Sept. 8, 1854

Obama’s statements regarding the Affordable Health Care Act make this quote timeless.

— Ken Maguire

642 Erin Court

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