Bryan Spreading the Word


 “The Fatal Hole in the Net”
  Cartoonist:  Peter Newell
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   August 29, 1908, p. 1

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This Harper’s Weekly cover cartoon jokes that Democratic presidential nominee William Jennings Bryan’s own windiness is the reason why he is unable to capture votes in 1908. The butterfly net theme was previously used in a Judge cartoon lampooning the 1892 campaign of Democrat Grover Cleveland.













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