The Winter Olympics: The exciting event that is held every four years where athletes from around the world compete in skiing and skating and luge-ing and stuff like that.
ScuttleButton: The exciting event that is held every week for people who don’t have time to be out skiing and skating and luge-ing and stuff like that.
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!
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2 buttons: I Am For Hogg/He’ll Bring Home the Bacon, and I’m the Guy Who Put Pork On the Hog — One’s a campaign button from West Virginia, the other is not political. who knows what.
Conservative/Gary Rice/U.S. Congress — An Oklahoma Republican, he got clobbered twice by Rep. Mike Synar (D) in 1984 and 1986.
Chris Spirou Governor — The Democratic nominee in New Hampshire against Gov. John Sununu (R) in 1984.
Peace. The Not So Silent Spring — Anti-Vietnam War button, 1969-ish.
And so, when you add Kill + Hogs + Rice + Chris + Peace, you might end up with …
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. The breakfast cereal.
And the winner, chosen completely at random, is …Liz Plaumann of Chester, Va. Liz gets the coveted Political Junkie button.