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It's ScuttleButton Time!


Well, you can't say that ScuttleButton is not topical.

Last week, we used a Jane Harman button in the puzzle, just as the California congresswoman was caught up in a controversy over wiretaps.

Today, there is a David Souter button in the mix.

Don't forget the rules: Take one word (or concept) per button, add 'em up, and whaddaya get? Usually the answer to the rebus is a famous name or a common expression. And don't focus on a political answer. It doesn't necessarily have to be political, though it could be.

A correct answer chosen at random gets his or her name in this column. Personally, I can't imagine a greater honor.

You can't use the comments box at the bottom of the page for your answer. Send submission (plus your name and city/state — you won't win without that) to

ScuttleButton is a regular Friday feature on the Political Junkie blog. Here's the answer to last week's puzzle.

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Good luck, have fun, and happy Friday!