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Summary: Illustration shows the Statue of Liberty knocked from its pedestal and lying in the harbor; it has been replaced by a golden cow wearing a crown and a necklace emblazoned with a “$”. The illustration is captioned with a large question mark.


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Summary: Illustration shows eight men and one woman sitting and standing around a table, each is identified with a Cabinet position: J.P. Morgan as “Sec’y Navy”, Thomas W. Lawson as “Sec’y War”, Thomas F. Ryan as “Att’y Gen’l”, James J. Hill as “Sec’y Int.”, James H. Hyde as “Sec’y Com. and Lab.”, Russell Sage as “Sec’y Agric”, Henrietta “Hetty” Green as “Post Mistress Gen’l”, Andrew Carnegie as “Sec’y State”, and John D. Rockefeller as “Sec’y Treas”; sitting on the table is a statue labeled “Golden Calf” and hanging on the wall are portraits of “Midas” and “Croesus”. On the far left is a ticker tape machine.

Caption: “There is not in my Cabinet one man to whom it is not a financial disadvantage to stay in the Cabinet.” President Roosevelt at Asbury Park.

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