67% of Americans want Lincoln back in charge

In preparation for a new six-part series, the cable network History conducted a survey of Americans’ thoughts about the past.  When asked which historic leader they’d like to see running the country today, 67% of those polled selected Lincoln.  He’s evidently much more popular today than he was when he first ran for the nation’s highest office; in 1860, Lincoln won less than 40% of the popular vote.

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One response to “67% of Americans want Lincoln back in charge

  1. Funny, without know about this poll, my husband and I were having this discussion tonight. I think he could do wonders for this divisive, fractured country.

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