Richard Nixon Eggplants

In May 1973, New York magazine ran a photo of an eggplant that looked like Richard Nixon. In 2017, the magazine's blog remembered it as "Maybe the funniest page New York has ever published."

But it turns out that there were quite a few other Nixon-resembling eggplants reported in the news in '73 and '74. For a while it was quite the thing to do. I think there are just a lot of eggplants that look like Nixon.

New York Magazine - May 14, 1973

Philadelphia Inquirer - Sep 6, 1974

Gastonia Gazette - Aug 15, 1973

Hartford Courant - July 24, 1973

Denton Record Chronicle - Dec 10, 1973

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Aug 29, 2018
     Category: Politics | Vegetables | 1970s

Remember how we used to hate Tricky Dick? Then we got Dubya. Then we got tRump. Guys startin´to look like a friggin´saint.
Posted by F.U.D. on 08/29/18 at 12:18 PM
Most of those eggplants looked more like Jimmy Durante or Bob Hope than Richard Nixon
Posted by KDP on 08/29/18 at 10:27 PM
To be fair, the New York eggplant is the one that looks the most like Nixon.
Posted by Yudith on 08/30/18 at 05:45 AM
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