The fake operator and his dupe - Whitelaw Reid, editor of the New York Tribune newspaper, typing headlines that appear on ticker tape that is being read by a stalwart Republican; the headlines include: "The Country on the Brink of Hopeless Disaster, Dem. Congress Behaving like Wild Horses, The Business Situation Growing Worse - All Owing to the Dem, Democratic Juggling with the Finances of the Country, Division in the Democratic Ranks, Democratic Pandering of the Goldbugs of Wall Street, and Dem. Panic". Political Cartoon, 1893

- Image ID: M04J2C
The fake operator and his dupe - Whitelaw Reid, editor of the New York Tribune newspaper, typing headlines that appear on ticker tape that is being read by a stalwart Republican; the headlines include: "The Country on the Brink of Hopeless Disaster, Dem. Congress Behaving like Wild Horses, The Business Situation Growing Worse - All Owing to the Dem, Democratic Juggling with the Finances of the Country, Division in the Democratic Ranks, Democratic Pandering of the Goldbugs of Wall Street, and Dem. Panic". Political Cartoon, 1893
Niday Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: M04J2C