Posts Tagged ‘newt gingrich’

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Summary: Illustration shows a man labeled “Average voter” standing between two fields, trying to decide which one he should choose; on the left is the “Democratic Lot” showing “Bryan’s Financial Fallacies, Schemes, Dreams, [and] Instability”, “Opposition to a Sound Banking System”, “Inexperience”, “Obstructive Policies”, “Tariff Reform”, “Jefferson’s Ideals”, “Low Leaders [Thomas] Taggart, Fingy [William J. Connors], Hinky Dink [Michael Kenna]”, Anti-Everything”, “Sectionalism”, and “Croak and Kick Statesmanship”. On the right is the “Republican Lot” showing “Past Prosperity” and “Constructive Policies” among “Arrogant Rule [Joseph Cannon], Extravagance, Tariff Graft, Parasite Plutocracy, Special Privilege, Swollen Fortunes, Pension Graft, Foraker Type of Statesman, [and as a snake] Wall Street”.

Caption: The Democratic lot – Better soil / The Republican lot – a more alluring field.


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Summary: Illustration shows the Republican elephant labeled “G.O.P.” holding an empty “Dinner Pail” which he is asking a woman labeled “Mrs. Consumer” to fill, she is holding an “Empty Market-Basket” labeled “Tariff Tax on the Necessities of Life”.

Caption: The Republican Elephant Well, the campaign is on. Fill the Dinner-Pail for me. / The Woman in the Case You great big Gop! How can I give you a Full Dinner-Pail from an Empty Market-Basket?


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Summary: Illustration shows a large spider labeled “Flim Flam Finance” with a disgruntled look on its face, sitting on a cobweb labeled “Wall Street”, looking at a bunch of flies labeled “The Public” hovering just beyond the cobweb, mocking the spider.


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Summary: Illustration shows on the left a cartoon drawn by L.M. Glackens that shows “The Trusts” as bloated, clownish figures that frighten “The Common People”, and on the right, a large gorilla-like monster with human head, holding Liberty in one arm and a large coin in the other, as it topples the dome on the U.S. Capitol with one foot.

Caption: For years the Trust has been pictured as this, – and laughed at. Why not know Him for what He really is – a Brute with brains?

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Summary: Illustration shows Uncle Sam as a sleeping Swiss guard of the “Public Funds”, being overtaken by trees and cobwebs, two dogs are also asleep at this feet. A building on the right labeled “Public Funds” is being overgrown by a tree labeled “Corruption” with spreading limbs labeled “National, State, [and] City”, a snake labeled “Lobbyism” hangs from the branches; rats flee with coins from its coffers. Two spiders labeled “Graft” and “Bossism” ply the webs, a tree on the left is labeled “Ring Rule”, and an alligator labeled “Greed” prowls the foreground among tree roots labeled “Dead Conscience”. In the background, a vulture labeled “Monoply” keeps an eye on a candlelight vigil by a person labeled “Dead Letter Laws” for a female figure labeled “Honesty”; the candle glows with “Hope”.

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