The Tariff Issue


 “He Dares to Touch It”
  Cartoonist:  Louis M. Glackens
  Source:  Puck
  Date:  October 2, 1912

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
This cover of Puckpraises Democratic presidential nominee Woodrow Wilson for dealing with the tariff question. His “fearlessness” and “common sense” rubber gloves allow him to touch the live-wire tariff, while his rivals, Republican William Howard and Progressive Theodore Roosevelt, flee in fear.













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