An elephant on his hands

Glackens, L. M. (Louis M.), 1866-1933
Illustration shows President Taft as ringmaster of the Political Circus watching two men labeled "Radical Republican" and "Conservative Republican" who are fighting as they get in a tattered "G.O.P." elephant costume. Caption: Ringmaster Taft - Hey! Get together in there! / Muffled Voices - That's what we're doing!
Republican elephant (Symbolic character), Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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