Of course, in 1900 New York governor Theodore Roosevelt was William McKinley’s running mate in that year’s presidential contest. I wonder if he ever discussed the relative merits of soda and coffee at the front with McKinley.
And that’s for starters. But perhaps this helps explain why John Hay called it a “splendid little war.”
Next the Georgia Civil War Commission will endorse an ad for Atlanta’s own Coca-Cola called “Have a Pop with Yopp.” Dixie Outfitters will make a t-shirt featuring H. K. Edgerton portraying Yopp.