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The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2008 Edition by Brian Fairrington, Daryl Cagle

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Read This About Political Cartoons – Then Write About Something Else

As a political cartoonist, I’d like to think my cartoons influence public opinion, but that rarely happens. People love a cartoon that they already agree with and hate cartoons that they already disagree with. Editors like to choose editorial cartoons that they know their readers will like, so cartoons end up being a reflection of public opinion. In fact, political cartoons offer a great historical tool, giving a true picture of the opinions and emotions of a society at any given time.

Read This About Political Cartoons – Then Write About Something Else

Historians seem to have discovered political cartoons only recently, and I’ve started seeing a ...

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