|Text on Button||Hillary RODMAN Clinton As Bad As She Wants To Be|
Photograph of Hillary Clinton with the orange hair and pierced ears of basketball player Dennis Rodman with red white and blue text on a white background
|Curl Text||BOLD CONCEPTS 212-764-6330|
|Year / Decade Made|
This button was created during the 1996 presidential campaign, in which President Bill Clinton was running for reelection against Republican candidate Bob Dole. That year, the Democratic Convention was held in Chicago, and the button draws a similarity between the names of then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Dennis Rodman, NBA basketball star who was traded to the Chicago Bulls during the 1995-96 season. Clinton is pictured with Rodman’s hair and pierced ear, and the slogan plays upon the title of Rodman’s autobiography, Bad as I Wanna Be, which was published in 1996, as well.