Theodore Roosevelt: Pro and Con


 “I Rather Like That Imported Affair"
  Cartoonist:  Grant Hamilton
  Source:  Puck
  Date:  September 21, 1904

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This cartoon in Democratic Puck continues the theme of presenting Theodore Roosevelt as an authoritarian leader. The image emphasizes the Republican president’s aggressive foreign policy by depicting him in his Rough-Rider uniform from the Spanish-American War and declaring his preference for the foreign crown of “Imperialism” over the simple American hats of past presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington.













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