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...
As is clear from this pin, pundit turned political candidate turned pundit Pat Buchanan made his opposition to abortion a major theme of his unsuccessful 1996 presidential race. Clearly, he loves children, even though most of them would run away in terror at the mere sight of him. Or maybe that's just me. Happy Halloween. -- Michael Roberts
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