This week’s ScuttleButton puzzle is coming from a Yankees fan, no less.
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!
Enter your submission using the convenient submission form below, or email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include your name and city/state to be eligible.
Watch L.B.J. Get Elected On Channel 28 — From the 1964 presidential election.
Ing [on green button] — The cleverly designed 1968 button for Alaska Sen. Ernest Gruening (GREEN-ing).
Black People: 10% in U.S., 22% in Vietnam; Why? — A question asked throughout the war.
Nash for Secretary of State — Steve Nash lost the GOP primary in California in 1978.
Annul Joe Kennedy — Snarky button aimed at then-Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.), whose annulled marriage to Sheila Rauch all but ended his 1998 gov. hopes.
I am a Friend of Brien McMahon — Connecticut senator who was a 1952 Democratic presidential hopeful.
So, if you combine Watch + Ing + 10 + Nash + Annul + Fan, you kinda get …
Washington National Fan. Which is what I was during the 2019 World Series.
And the randomly selected winner is … Karl Menninger of Mission, Kansas. Karl wins the coveted Political Junkie button.