It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 5/5/15

Sure, we have the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, the Kentucky Derby and the Fight of the Century.   But do they compare to the excitement of solving ScuttleButton?  I ask you.

Scuttle050415How 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 You must include your name and city/state to be eligible.

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All the Way with Grey — I’ve always been told that this is a 1973 NYC mayoral hopeful button for Jesse Grey, the civil rights activist and tenant leader.  The problem, however, is that his name is spelled Jesse “Gray.”

Surf/Sex/Sin/Sharks  PRAY for Rain/Snow — Huh?

80 Indiana VanNatta for Lieutenant Governor — Ralph VanNatta, the mayor of Shelbyville, narrowly lost the Republican primary to John Mutz.

Me & McG — For George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic nominee for president.

So, when you combine Grey + Sin + Natta + Me, you kinda get …

Grey’s Anatomy.  That ABC TV show that didn’t become the answer to a ScuttleButton puzzle until its 11th season.

And the randomly-selected winner is … Eric Lee of Hartford, Conn.  Eric wins the coveted Political Junkie button.

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