AWFUL analysis, although the characterization of the scene addressing the Gettysburg Address is apt.
I, for one, am relieved the film sidestepped most of the gaggy trappings of forensic pseudo-psychology, the insufferable id-hunt, of this man. Seriously, aren't we all tired of the standard formula Just-So analyses of the supposed daddy issues and other such repressions? Isn't there room in film today to present such a compelling story of a democratically elected leader's challenges, intuition, and skill wielding his quite limited government powers to accomplish sweeping change?
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