Candidates and Platforms

Candidates and Platforms

Title: Candidates and Platforms

Year: 1860

Creator: Cincinnati

Description: “Lincoln’s platform is solid and substantial. Douglas stands on the crumbling Cincinnati plat form of 1856 while he straddles the Mason and Dixon’s Linen. For the South he waves a ‘Dred Scott Decision’ flag; for the North, the one marked ‘Unfriendly Legislation.’ Bell of the Constitutional Union party, has no platform on which to stand.”