Poster, "It's a Democracy Not an Auction"


This poster was carried at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, hosted by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert in Washington, D.C. Many posters, including this one, criticized politicians and the direction they had taken the country’s government and politics.

Date Made: 2010Used Date: October 30, 2010

Depicted (Sitter): Statue of Liberty National MonumentMaker: Allied Printing Trades Council

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Used: Protest


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.0058.07Accession Number: 2011.0058Catalog Number: 2011.0058.07

Object Name: poster

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 in; x 45.72 cm


Record Id: nmah_1403826

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