"A progressive liberal who believed that the federal government should override "state's rights" when it came to human rights," Keith wrote.
"Abraham Lincoln has nothing in common with today’s Republican party. Nothing. He was for strong federal government and, by the end, emancipation and freedom of the slaves. It would be more accurate if you put a picture of John Wilkes Booth up there representing you guys," Kyle replied.
"When a political party is so desperate for a rebrand, they reach back to 1860, hoping everyone will forget that by the 1960s, they had become the anti-Civil Rights, pro-Jim Crow party and never looked back. You really think Lincoln would have had Confederate flags at his rallies?" Lisa quote-tweeted.
Due to the change in political ideology from both parties, people often forget Lincoln was a Republican.