Many politicians and pundits do whatever they can to hitch their wagon to any news bulletin might give them a rhetorical edge.
More than anything, party elites want to hitch their wagon to someone who can win, and someone they can trust.
Oprah explains that “Falling off the wagon isn't a weight issue; it's a love issue.”
Even those young evangelicals who still have qualms about gay marriage can find friends outside the wagon circling.
The alcoholic who thinks he can have one little drink without falling off the wagon.
Sometimes they sent a wagon into the city for Frederick Douglass and his family.
"Put him in the wagon, and we will drive home," said Captain Fishley.
Wetherell remained in the wagon while Lemuel went in to transact his business.
He was resting, and gazing about him, when the wagon driver came up.
A wagon or a mule would have caused his death almost immediately.
1520s, from Middle Dutch wagen, waghen, from Proto-Germanic *wagnaz (cf. Old English wægn, Modern English wain, Old Saxon and Old High German wagan, Old Norse vagn, Old Frisian wein, German Wagen), from PIE *woghnos, from *wegh- "to carry, to move" (cf. Sanskrit vahanam "vessel, ship," Greek okhos, Latin vehiculum, Old Church Slavonic vozu "carriage, chariot," Russian povozka, Lithuanian vazis "a small sledge," Old Irish fen, Welsh gwain "carriage, cart;" see weigh).
In Dutch and German, the general word for "a wheel vehicle;" English use is a result of contact through Flemish immigration, Dutch trade, or the Continental wars. It has largely displaced the native cognate, wain. Spelling preference varied randomly between -g- and -gg- from mid-18c., before American English settled on the etymological wagon, while waggon remained common in Great Britain. Wagon train is attested from 1810. Phrase on the wagon "abstaining from alcohol" is 1904, originally on the water cart.