I’m drawing this cartoon with the supposition in mind that Trump will actually go to Mexico and not weasel out at the last moment. With Trump, you never know, so if he changes his mind, let’s just say that this cartoon depicts what MIGHT have happened. The latest ABC/Washington Post poll shows Trump and Hillary are the two most unpopular candidates to run for president in 30 years, beating out Pres. George H. W. Bush’s numbers when he failed to win re-election. This is mostly
I’ve stayed away from drawing obit cartoons since leaving The Courant, although I know people looked forward to them when someone passed away. One woman told me, “I can’t cry until I see your cartoon.” But, I needed a break from what I usually do to find out anew what I LIKE to do, not just what I’m good at. My training is in commercial art, which bends the bow toward making money. Sometimes, chasing a paycheck obscures deepest desires. One of the things I’ve had to do since
The best explanation I’ve heard about the kerfuffle involving the pay for play operation at the Clinton Foundation is this: She did nothing illegal. The scandal––if there is one––is in revealing how the system works, and has worked for millennia. It’s called buying influence, something the Republicans are expert at. Think NRA. However, in this case, it’s kind of like the other modern phrase, “no good deed shall go unpunished.” This is one of those rare times when humankind ar
I don’t recall the Republicans complaining when Pres. George W. (Wonder Boy) Bush went on vacation and totally ignored Hurricane Katrina damage in New Orleans. I remember those wonderful videos of him riding his mountain bike and wearing his bicycle helmet. After that, I drew him wearing a bicycle helmet in every cartoon. W took more time off than any other president in history, except for maybe Woodrow Wilson. Wilson had a good reason though. He had a stroke.