Snap, Crackle, Vote
“The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.”
—Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965), Illinois governor and two-time Democratic presidential candidate, 1956
• Editorial Comment: C’mon boys and girls! Adlai Stevenson . . . he’s grrrrrreat!
PeezPix by Ted Pease
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Ted Pease, Professor of Interesting Stuff, Trinidad, California. (Be)Friend The WORD
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