But their hopes for a bright future may have been wishful thinking.
Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.
Sometimes the wishful thinking was done by well-known individuals—the Dalai Lama and Ralph Bunche.
But it's the only answer that doesn't rely on wishful thinking.
But the idea he is going to attract droves of non-traditional Republican supporters is nothing more than wishful thinking.
Subconsciously he knew that this, at the very best, was wishful thinking.
I hoped that I was correct; maybe it was wishful thinking, but I claim that right.
It's wishful thinking and we cannot permit such daydreaming in our precarious condition.
He remembered doubtfully a talk with Joe Bass the evening before—anything more than a flurry of wishful thinking?
This impression was generally discredited, people were surfeited with optimism; they felt our reports were wishful thinking.