Read about the 1952 US Presidential Election in which Dwight Eisenhower (Republican) defeated Adlai Stevenson (Democrat) by 442 electoral votes to 89.

Prior to the race, Eisenhower had turned down an invitation from incumbent Democrat President Harry S Truman to stand for the Democrats.


See what happened when a Disney animated a political advert

This is from the 1952 US Presidential election, animated by Roy Disney, nephew of Walt. Quite fun – and also a healthy reminder about slipping into believing that politics now is awful compared to an imagined previous Golden Age. … Read the full post »