McCain-Palin Campaign Button, 2008

Summary

Arizona Senator John McCain was the 2008 Republican Party's presidential nominee. At first, Republican campaign material touted the political experience of this long-serving member of the Senate. But when McCain was accused of offering "more of the same," he and running mate Sarah Palin revised their approach to convince voters that they actually embodied change. Nevertheless Obama won the election.

Arizona Senator John McCain was the 2008 Republican Party's presidential nominee. At first, Republican campaign material touted the political experience of this long-serving member of the Senate. But when McCain was accused of offering "more of the same," he and running mate Sarah Palin revised their approach to convince voters that they actually embodied change. Nevertheless Obama won the election.

Artifact

Button (Information artifact)

Date Made

2008

Subject Date

2008

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2008.153.8

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic (Organic material)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Diameter: 3 in

Inscriptions

On front: ORIGINAL/ MAVERICKS/ MCCAIN/ PALIN Along rim: ©2008 GOPtrunk.com Fort Wayne, IN

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