Who served the shortest term as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court?
There is a clue in this famous cartoon by Thomas Nast (okay — the cartoon really gives it away, doesn’t it?):
Watch for the answer in a future post.
Image: Thomas Nast cartoon from Harper’s Weekly, January 15, 1870. Nast’s use in cartoons greatly popularized the use of a donkey as a symbol of the Democratic Party, whose official animal mascot is a rooster. Image in public domain, this one from the Thomas Nast Portfolio of The Ohio State University.