The War Candidate on a Peace Platform.
Political cartoon shows presidential candidate George McClellan, in a general’s uniform, making the comment, “I am happy to say that—the record of my public life was kept in view.” (This is a quote from his letter of acceptance of the nomination.) He is seated on the Democratic donkey, who is reciting from the Democratic Party platform, “An immediate cessation of hostilities.”
Title: The War Candidate on a Peace Platform.
" I am happy to say that -- the record of my public life was kept in view". Letter of Acceptance.
"An immediate cessation of hostilities". Chicago Platform.View full details.