It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 10/31/13

ScuttleButton2-103013-290px-wideWell, the website for the Affordable Care Act may be in shambles, but theScuttleButton website is alive and well.  Which is, in the words of John Kerry, good news and bad news.

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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Stuart Ain for Congress — The Republican candidate in New York’s 6th District, he lost to Democratic incumbent Lester Wolff in 1978.

I Miss Ike / Heck, I Even Miss Truman! — A classic anti-JFK button, circa 1962.

B 4 Burdick — Quentin Burdick, a North Dakota Democrat, was first elected to the Senate in a special 1960 election.

Haaven Congress ’72 — Haaven, a Minnesota Republican, was defeated by Rep. Bob Bergland (D).

So, when you add Ain + Miss + B + Haaven, you might end up with …

Ain’t Misbehavin’ — The Fats Waller song from 1929 that morphed into a musical in 1978.

The winner, chosen completely at random, is … Bruce Boyd of St. Louis, Mo.  Bruce gets the coveted Political Junkie button.