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Vote No for President

Vote No for President Political Button Museum
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VOTE NO! FOR President
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Mort Sahl was a  comedian in the 1950s-80s who satirized presidents and presidential candidates. He revolutionized comedy because his comedy routines jumped around sporadically even when he was telling a story. During the 1960 presidential election he said "Vote No for President - let's keep the White House empty for another four years" as an attack on President Eisenhower and his perceived ineffectiveness.

Sources: Quint, P. E. (1960, October 21). Mort Sahl. The Harvard Crimson.

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