The Republican Party Just Tweeted A Fake Abraham Lincoln Quote, And Twitter Is Savaging Them For It

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Today, to celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, the Republican party tweeted a platitude worthy of a cheap, discontinued greeting card and attributed it to Lincoln. The only problem is that Lincoln never said, “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

You can’t get away with misquoting one of America’s most beloved presidents for long. Twitter users quickly realized the mistake and began furiously tweeting at the GOP mocking and criticizing the disrespect for Lincoln’s legacy that they displayed.

Here are a few of the snarky tweets targeting the GOP over their colossal mistake, beginning with a former GOP official condemning their laziness:

 

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Marisa Manfredo

Marisa completed her undergraduate degree in 2013 at the University of Wisconsin with a double major in creative writing and media studies. She is an advocate of progressive policies and focuses her interests on gender equality and preventing sexual and domestic violence.


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