'Lincoln,' The Movie, Gets A Shoutout During The Second Presidential Debate

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In one of the weirdest (?) moments of the second presidential debate, Hillary Clinton brought director Steven Spielberg into the fold while taking a question on hacked speeches. Why? Well, she loved his movie “Lincoln,” and thinks she’s a lot like Abraham Lincoln in terms of public and private position.

“It was a master class, watching President Lincoln get the Congress to approve the 13th Amendment. It was principled and it was strategic,” she said in part.

Donald Trump wasn’t having it, telling Clinton, “Honest Abe never lied. That’s the difference between Abraham Lincoln and you.”

We’re not sure how Spielberg feels about all this, but we’re assuming he’d rather be left out of the narrative ...

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