Low Expectations, Critical Role For Palin In Debate
It’s 1976, you’ve got your Ford (Gerald, GOP presidential nominee), your peanut (Jimmy Carter, Democratic nominee), your Dole pineapple (Bob Dole, GOP veep nominee) and your Fritz (Walter Mondale, Dem veep nominee - as in Fritz the cat?)
Margaret Chase Smith, Republican. A campaign button for the 1964 presidential campaign. The first woman to be nominated for president at a major political party convention, she received 27 votes at the Republican National Convention.