"Struck--At Sea. If it had not been for that haze (Hayes), they could have steered clear of the iceberg."
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[ This description is from the project: Who Counts? A Look at Voter Rights through Political Cartoons ]
In 1876, when Charles Francis Adams, a reform Republican, ran for governor of Massachusetts as a Democrat, Thomas Nast parodied the austere Adams as a frozen block of ice upon which “Massachusetts Democracy” wrecked.
See also, in the same issue of Harper's, Nast's depiction of Charles Francis Adams as the hypocritical "Champion of the Fenians," attired as a stereotypical Irish-American politician.