Lincoln as a “constitutional leader”

Steven B. Smith assesses Lincoln’s presidency as a successful example of constitutional leadership operating within prescribed limits.  “As Lincoln understood,” he writes, “the most essential feature of constitutional leadership is self-restraint.”

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