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!
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.