Before impeachment, there is ScuttleButton. That is especially true this week.
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.
Archie Hay for Freeholder — A Bergen County, N.J. Republican, who ran in 1980.
Member/Joe Meek/Committee — The Republican candidate against Illinois Sen. Paul Douglas (D) in 1954.
Low for Mayor — Robert Low was a Democratic hopeful in NYC in 1969.
Bush Quayle 92 — The unsuccessful GOP presidential ticket seeking a second term.
For U.S. Senator/Mrs. Haar for You!/For South Dakota — Charlene Haar lost to Sen. Tom Daschle (D) in 1992.
So, when you combine Hay + Meek + Low + Bush + Haar, you kinda get …
Amy Klobuchar. The Minnesota senator seeking the Democratic presidential nomination this year.
And the randomly selected winner is … Joe Gallant of Rochester, N.Y. Joe wins the coveted Political Junkie button.