Blair Criticized


 "Dignity and Impudence"
  Cartoonist:  Thomas Nast
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   October 24, 1868, p. 673

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
Cartoonist Thomas Nast takes the respective letters of acceptance as the basis for contrasting the characters of Republican presidential nominee Ulysses S. Grant and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Frank Blair. Grant is the nation's guard-dog, peaceable yet poised to protect the liberties of the people. Blair is the bellicose toy-dog which stands no chance against the substantial top-dog.












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