I may have lost my voice — as you can tell by listening to this week’s Political Junkie program — but I can never lose ScuttleButton.
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.
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Bennett Who? J. Bennett Johnston ran for governor of Louisiana in 1971, losing the Democratic primary to Edwin Edwards. The following year Johnston was elected to the Senate.
Ann Klein Governor — A New Jersey Democrat, she ran in the 1973 Democratic primary.
Ann Klein for Governor — A New Jersey Democrat, she ran in the 1973 Democratic primary.
Change the Scene with Gene — Eugene McCarthy sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1968.
Bob Kerr U.S. Senate — He lost the Democratic primary runoff in 1980.
So, when you combine Who + Klein + Ann + Scene + Kerr, you may very well end up with …
Hook, Line and Sinker. The way I’m hoping you’ll accept why I went over a week without a new ScuttleButton puzzle.
And the randomly-selected winner is … Chuck Ortenberg of San Francisco. Chuck gets the coveted Political Junkie button.