Geraldine Ferraro as "Liberty Leading the People"
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 3:44PM
W. R. in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro, Pictures, Poster, Walter Mondale

Long before John Kerry was criticized for "looking French" the Mondale Ferraro campaign had a unique and most bizarre take on Eugène Delacroix's emblematic painting Liberty Leading the People -- a poster with Vice Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro in the place of Lady Liberty (and her badly illustrated running mate to the left):

Luckily the artist remembered to sub in an American flag and kindly covered up Ms. Ferraro, unlike the scantily clad figure in the original:


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