“The Post-Season Parade”

3/5/1915

This cartoon highlights the biennial departure of “lame duck” members of Congress––those who are departing Capitol Hill after losing their bid for reelection. The lame ducks in this cartoon are defeated Democrats heading to the White House hoping to secure political appointments from President Woodrow Wilson.

National Archives, Records of the U.S. Senate Used with the permission of the U.S. Senate


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