I can’t believe Melania skipped town on a government plane, headed to Mar-a-Lago, before the new ScuttleButton puzzle was posted.
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.
Marvel/Batchelder — Richard Marvel and Anne Batchelder were the unsuccessful Republican candidates for governor and lt. governor of Nebraska in 1974.
Stassen for US — Harold Stassen sought the Republican presidential nomination numerous times, starting in 1948.
Behind All Great Men/Mrs. Humphrey/Mrs. Muskie — These were the wives of the 1968 Democratic presidential ticket, Muriel (Mrs. Hubert) Humphrey and Jane (Mrs. Ed) Muskie.
May 14th/Vote FOR the Constitution — Local ballot measure.
Zell Miller — Democratic governor and later senator of Georgia.
So, when you combine Marvel + Us + Mrs. + May + Zell, you kinda get …
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. That wonderful TV program streamed by Amazon Prime.
And the randomly selected winner is … Scott Shaffer of Annapolis, Md. Scott wins the coveted Political Junkie button.