Topic - William Tecumseh Sherman

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  • This is somewhat short of "taking a Sherman," the standard for a prospect leaving and really meaning it: "If nominated I will not run," one of Abraham Lincoln's favorite generals, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, told Republican pleaders in 1868, "and if elected I will not serve."

    PRUDEN: No grandeur yet in this old party →

  • Mrs. Clinton, whose hands-on knowledge of warfare and weaponry is limited to the lamps she threw at Bubba in the White House, has no knowledge of what Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, the infamous Civil War firebug, was talking about when he famously said "war is hell."

    PRUDEN: Another grovel, not a rebuke →

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