Ike the moderator
- May 12, 2019
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If Lincoln had won that election, we may have lost the civil war.
Possible but as you point out, not done in the 19th century. Sounds like a good what-if to analyze.Why - because he wouldn't have been President? He may have run anyway. He wouldn't be the only guy to go from a brief stint in the senate to national office. Modern examples are Nixon, JFK and Obama.