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Which US president was re-elected with the slogan "Don't change horses in mid-stream"?

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Which US president was re-elected with the slogan "Don't change horses in mid-stream"?
posted Jan 27, 2016 by Ankur Athari

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Abraham Lincoln


Meaning
Don't change horses in mid-stream. Don't change your leader or your basic position when part-way through a campaign or a project.

Origin
From an 1864 speech by Abraham Lincoln, in reply to Delegation from the National Union League who were urging him to be their presidential candidate. An old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams.

answer Jan 27, 2016 by Eshani
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