It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 11/21/13

ScuttleButton 112113Democrats now say they don’t want people to refer to the Affordable Care Act as “Obamacare.”  Though the president once used the term freely, they now think that with all the controversy the term has become a pejorative.
That’s sort of what many think of ScuttleButton.

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!

Good luck!

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Vote Archey Representative — This button of unknown origin was part of a collection of Massachusetts items I got in the early 1970s.  I’m guessing it’s from the 1950s or so.

Ike and Nixon — The successful Republican presidential ticket of 1952 and 1956.

Illinois For Nixon — Vice President Richard Nixon lost Illinois in 1960, a result many Republicans attribute to chicanery by Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley.

Happy Hanukkah — An eight-day Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights.

So, when you add Archey + And + For + Hanukkah, you might end up with …

Archie and Veronica.  The comic book romance dating back to the 1950s.

The winner, chosen completely at random, is … Jeff Roberts of Ankeny, Iowa.  Jeff gets the coveted Political Junkie button.

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