Pat Oliphant for February 29, 1988
Democrats who took the south Gen. Michael Dukakis 1st. Massachusetts political engineers. Known as 'old carpetbag' by his adoring troops. Rallying cry: "I'm not even one of you." I ain't much took by any uv 'em. Gen. Richd. Gephardt. 1st. populist reserves, known as 'old flip-flop' by his adoring troops. Rallying cry: 'what do you want to hear?' Gen. Jesse Jackson. 1st. evangelical volunteers, 'old kingmaker' to his adoring troops. Rallying cry: 'I ain't one of you but you can call me 'sir'!' Gen. Albert Gore. 2nd. Tenn. infantry, known to his adoring troops as 'old whatsisname' rallying cry: 'where's the map?' Gen. Gary Hart, 1st. colo. Revolunteers, known to his adoring troops as 'old new ideas.' Also known as 'old monkey business'. Rallying cry: 'where's the bimbos?'