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Buttoned Up: Vote no on woman suffrage

Offensive -- and grammatically suspect, too.
Offensive -- and grammatically suspect, too.

Offensive -- and grammatically suspect, too.

Editor's note: To get you in the mood for ballot-casting, The Latest Word is kicking off each weekday between now and the November 4 election with Buttoned Up, a look at political buttons from my family's extensive collection...

I'm guessing this particular slogan, which probably dates back to around 1920, when the Nineteenth Amendment finally gave women the right to vote, isn't due for a revival anytime soon. Then again, we shouldn't underestimate the power of the Sarah Palin effect... -- Michael Roberts


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