“I’m sitting at Lincoln’s desk,” said Brady. “I’m honored. It’s very historic.” Brady even called his daughter to let her know about his good fortune. A check with state historic preservation folks, however, found that Brady was not sitting in Lincoln’s desk. Rather, he was sitting at a replica of Lincoln’s desk placed somewhere in the proximity of where Lincoln sat when he was a young state lawmaker poised for greater things.My emphasis. What a laugh.
"I'm sitting at Lincoln's desk"
You can see how the rubber Lincoln brand of historic preservation might wow the idle tourist when you hear an Illinois state legislator exclaim,