• POLITICAL CARTOONS AT THE CROSSROADS

    1 month ago - By Illustration Art

    [In response to your inquiries, I've been away on a mission. Now I'm back and I still have a few things to say.]
    Political cartooning today is challenged by two trends: The disintegration of intelligence and substance in politics The disintegration of taste and skill in drawing. The first trend, the disintegration of politics, must be frustrating for cartoonists trying to parody a parody. People once feared that political cartoons might dumb down politics, but today cartoons can hardly get dumb enough to keep up. My real concern is with the second trend, the disintegration of taste and...
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