So, what do you get when you have the President of the United States on the verge of firing his deputy attorney general based on a report in the fake and failing New York Times that used anonymous sources? This week’s ScuttleButton puzzle!
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.
Stassen for US — Harold Stassen, an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1948.
Doris Matsui for Congress — A Democratic member from California, she won a special election in 2005 following the death of her husband, Rep. Bob Matsui.
Bruce Springsteen/Born to Run — From his 1975 album.
So, when you combine US + Doris + Born, you kinda get …
A Star is Born. The latest version stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.
And the randomly selected winner is … Tim Cross of Williamsburg, Va. Tim wins the coveted Political Junkie button.