It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 1/30/14

Scuttle_013014If Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday, then today is ScuttleButton Thursday.  Plain and simple.

How to Play
ScuttleButton, as you may know, is that weekly waste of time exercise where we post a vertical sequence of campaign buttons. Your job is to take one word (or concept) per button and add ’em up to arrive at a famous name or familiar expression. Guess the correct phrase and you could be the proud winner of the coveted Political Junkie button!

Good luck!

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L.B.J., Please Stay! — Despite President Lyndon B. Johnson’s March 1968 shocker that he would not seek another term, some Democrats wanted him to change his mind.

two hands holding up a dove — Anti-Vietnam war “peace” button, circa 1967.

D Huddleston U.S. Senate — the perennial ScuttleButton game saver, Kentucky’s Dee Huddleston served two terms before being unseated by Mitch McConnell in 1984.

Massachusetts AFL-CIO — union button from the Bay State.

And so, when you add Stay + Dove + D + union, you might end up with …

State of the Union.  As last given by President Obama on Jan. 28.

And the winner, chosen completely at random, is … Melissa Flaherty of St. Louis, Mo.  Melissa gets the coveted Political Junkie button.