Roosevelt and Parker Compared


 “Take Your Choice, Gentlemen"
  Cartoonist:  Udo J. Keppler
  Source:  Puck
  Date:  October 12, 1904

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
In the final month before the November 8 presidential election, Puck presents the choice for voters as one between Republican Theodore Roosevelt (left), who steps on the Constitution while raising the sword of “Militarism,” and Democrat Alton B. Parker (right), who steps on sword of “Militarism” while upholding the Constitution.













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