Lincoln was a typical example of the humanitarian with the guillotine; a familiar modern ‘reform liberal type’… – Rothbard

“Lincoln was a typical example of the humanitarian with the guillotine: a familiar modern ‘reform liberal’ type whose heart bleeds for and yearns to ‘uplift’ remote mankind, while he lies to and treats abominably actual people whom he knew.” —Murray Rothbard1″

1Murray Rothbard, “America’s Two Just Wars: 1775 and 1861”, in The Costs of War: America’s Pyrrhic Victories, John V. Denson, ed (2nd ed. 1999).