We should give the credit for re-naming our blog today to Rob Wildeboer in City Room. So simple, yet so clever. We've decided to mark the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln by dedicating this blog to all things Lincoln.
Despite Lincoln's revered place in our nation's history, he's also been a frequent reference point for comedians. Here are some of my favorite examples I could dig up on YouTube.
Or how about the "what if Lincoln was really annoying at the theater" variety:
In Chicago it's hard to go a full day without being reminded of Abraham Lincoln. Here's a quick snapshot of Abe in Chicago.
Add your photos of Lincoln in Chicago by submitting them to our Flickr group with the tag "abe".