Benjamin Butler


 “The Cast He Has In His Eye”
  Cartoonist:  Thomas Nast
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   October 11, 1884, p. 678

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This cartoon pokes fun at the drooping eye of Benjamin Butler as it argues that the real reason he entered the 1884 presidential campaign as the nominee of the Greenback-Labor party was to make himself a stronger candidate for the Democratic nomination in 1888.












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