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Power Shift in Ebonyi State: Elechi Has Rolled Away the Stone

After several attempts to win the American presidency, Abraham Lincoln made an unusual appointment during the selection of his cabinet that startled not only his party but also the nation. His choice of Edwin Stanton as Secretary of War drew the ire of not only his party and ardent supporters but also a sizeable spectrum of Americans. Of course, they were right to express such indignation and disgust at Lincoln’s ‘mistake’. Stanton was one of the strongest and fiercest critics and opponents of Lincoln during the latter’s campaign for the presidency, and so didn’t deserve the position, they reasoned. Full article