It is often said that those who do not read history are doomed to repeat it. In addition, all things change, political parties even 30 years ago were wildly different than they are today. This shirt is intended to show that political parties evolve and change. Democrats and republicans of the 1960’s are different than those in power today, not to mention the 1860’s! Lincoln and his party in power did indeed emancipate the slaves. They were Republicans. Their opponents who were angry were Democrats! And round and round it goes….