It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 7/23/14

Sheesh. I get out of town for a Political Junkie Roadshow and the world falls apart. To make things even worse, I’m back with another ridiculously easy 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 You must include your name and city/state to be eligible.

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Take the Rich Off Welfare/Fair Taxes Now — One argument for raising taxes on the rich.

Banks for Governor— M. T. Banks ran in the Texas 1964 Democratic primary.

picture button of Al GoreDemocratic nominee for president in 2000.  Many people say he didn’t win.

Ask Me Why I’m for Byrd— Harry Byrd Jr., a Democratic senator from Virginia, sought re-election in 1970 as an independent.

It’s Kerr Yes Sir!— Sen. Robert Kerr of Oklahoma was a Democratic presidential hopeful in 1952.

So when you add Fair + Banks + Al + Ask + Kerr, you kinda get …

Fairbanks, Alaska.  The site of the incredible Political Junkie Roadshow of July 11, 2014.

And the randomly chosen winner is … Gerald Cosby of Portland, Ore.  Gerald gets the coveted Political Junkie button.

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