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Question of the Week: Who Is Your Favorite Political Cartoonist?

David4 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 2:55 PM
I am glad that we have many cartoonists drawing such fine and necessary work. I am less glad that the work is necessary. A cartoon I enjoyed 23 years ago: The door flies open and the newlywed couple comes in. A big muscular valkyrie (West Germany) carrying over the threshold an insignificant scamp in a threadbare suit (East Germany), needing a shave and probably a wash. More recently, a photoshop of Angela Merkel bottlefeeding a baby Nicholas Sarkozy.

If you asked me that question 30 years ago, I would have said Jeff MacNelly without hesitation.

Not that I was exposed to many options in the pre-Internet dark ages, so my choice may have been driven by lack of knowledge. Nonetheless, MacNelly was a genius with the details, as you can see from these cartoons about IRS complexity and government shutdowns.

But what about today’s cartoonists?

Based on the number of cartoons I’ve shared, the easy answer would be either Michael Ramirez or Chuck Asay, but there are cartoons from other artists that are...