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The Coming of Carter

The Coming of Carter Political Button Museum
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The Coming Of Carter
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Illustration of Jimmy Carter with a large grin and a yellow hat, wearing blue overalls on a green background with black text

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The image on the button is based off of the cover image of a cartoon caricature of Jimmy Carter on the July 19th, 1976 issue of Newsweek magazine. Before entering politics Carter owned and operated a small, commercial peanut farm. This was a popular talking point for his campaign strategy to paint him as a salt of the earth, hard-working American. He would go on to win the 1976 election on a unique platform of morality and wholesomeness that is rarely seen among politicians.

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