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Zachary Taylor: A Twelfth Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Zachary Taylor was a celebrity after a stint as a hero of the Mexican War. He was also a political...