Political Animals

A selection of historical images showing US political figures at home in the animal kingdom.
Political Animals

Before Carly Fiorina dragged out her paranoia-inducing demon sheep campaign ad, Teddy Roosevelt had been depicted as a moose, the Southern Pacific Railroad had done time as an octopus, and William Jenning Bryan, as a populist serpent, had swallowed the mule of the Democratic party. Here, a selection of historical images showing US political figures at home in the animal kingdom.