It’s ScuttleButton Time!
We’re excited by the opening of the new Political Junkie Store, where at long last you can get Political Junkie t-shirts and swag, as well as genuine historic campaign items. One thing you should certainly get is this week’s 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 [email protected]. You must include your name and city/state to be eligible.
picture of Che Guevera on Cuban flag — The Marxist revolutionary aligned with Cuba’s Fidel Castro, he was captured and killed by Bolivian government forces in 1967.
L.B.J., Please Stay! — Supporters of President Lyndon Johnson were not happy when he announced his surprise retirement in 1968.
D (feet) Reagan — A ScuttleButton puzzle on one button!
Finnegan Or Him Again — This button suggested that the choice in the 1979 Boston mayoral election was between David Finnegan or Mayor Kevin White, who was seeking a fourth term.
So, when you combine Che + Stay + D + Him, you kinda get …
Shea Stadium. The Queens, N.Y. structure that the New York Mets called home from 1964 to 2008.
The randomly-selected winner is … Jenny Weaver of Mount Orab, Ohio. Jenny wins the coveted Political Junkie button.
And speaking of Shea …