Sham Reform


 "Tilden Spells Reform"
  Cartoonist:  M. A. Woolf.
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   October 21, 1876, p. S861

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
The Republican notion that Governor Samuel Tilden, the Democratic presidential nominee, was a sham reformer is manifested in this simple but bold drawing. The candidate winks at viewers as he reveals that his "reform" is part of a larger plan of selfish plunder-"The lion's share for me."












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