As in his July 31 cartoon, "General Hancock Gulliver, How Do You Like It As Far As You've Got?," artist Thomas Nast adapts an adventure
from Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726) to fit the 1880 presidential
race. Democratic presidential nominee General Winfield Hancock is Gulliver in
the hands (literally) of the giant race of humans known as Brobdingnagians.
Former Confederate secretary of state Robert Toombs of Georgia clutches Hancock
in his massive fist. The clear message of Nast's cartoon is that the
presidential administration of the Democratic "Yank" candidate will be
"yanked" (controlled) by Southerners.