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Thomas Jefferson: “Don’t Feed the Trolls” – “Mudslingers: The Twenty-Five Dirtiest Political Campaigns of All Time” – Kerwin Swint

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Democracy, Politics, Quotes

The inauguration of Thomas Jefferson was the first held in the new capital city of Washington, D.C. In his inaugural address, Jefferson attempted to move beyond party distinctions and unify the country once again.

“We are all Republicans; We are all Federalists,” he said. “If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union, or to change its Republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

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