|John N. "Ding" Darling, in Des Moines Register and Leader, April/May (?), 1916|
|John McCutcheon for Chicago Tribune, June 7, 1916|
|John McCutcheon for Chicago Tribune, June 8, 1916|
The Progressive Party (distinct from progressives in the Republican Party) renominated Roosevelt at its convention, also in Chicago, even though the former president had turned his back on that party as soon as the 1912 campaign was over. Roosevelt nevertheless sent conventioneers at the Colosseum a note threatening to run as a Bull Moose a second time if the Republicans nominated Charles Evans Hughes...
|Billy Ireland for the Columbus Dispatch, June, 1916|
I see no "entHughesiasm" in McCutcheon's convention week cartoons for the Republican nominee. It appears to me that McCutcheon was more impressed with the keynote speech of the man who would be the Republican nominee four years later. Ohio Senator Warren G. Harding appears in consecutive McCutcheon cartoons on Thursday and Friday.
|John McCutcheon for Chicago Tribune, June 9, 1916|
Meanwhile, at the New York Herald, a full page editorial cartoon by W.A. Rogers was an established feature of the Sunday newspaper:
|William A. Rogers for New York Herald, June 11, 1916|