It’s ScuttleButton Time! – 8/1/14

I’m risking getting sued by Congress for putting up another easy peasy ScuttleButton puzzle this week, but I’ll take my chances.  I just hope it doesn’t lead to impeachment.


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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Keep Cass in Congress — Cass Ballenger, a North Carolina Republican, was first elected to Congress in 1986 and served until retiring in 2004.

A — The omnipresent button purchased from a NYC anarchist bookstore, circa 1973.

Re-elect BLANK for Governor — A sample button from the 1940s/’50s where the candidate’s name was left out.

A — see button #2.

So, when you combine Cass + A + BLANK + A, you probably end up with …

Casablanca.  The classic 1942 movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. 

And here’s looking at Leah Rubin of Wildwood, Mo., our randomly-selected winner.  We’ll always have Wildwood.

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