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!
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.