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By Sandy Northrop

From Benjamin Franklin's drawing of the 1st American political sketch in 1754 to modern cartoonists' blistering assaults on George W. Bush and preliminary love-affair with Barack Obama, editorial cartoons were part of American journalism and politics. American Political Cartoons chronicles the nation's highs and lows in an intensive selection of cartoons that span the whole historical past of yank political cartooning."Good cartoons hit you primitively and emotionally," acknowledged cartoonist Doug Marlette. "A sketch is a frontal assault, a slam dunk, a cluster bomb." so much cartoonists delight themselves on attacking in truth, if ruthlessly. American Political Cartoons recounts many direct hits, recalling the pain of the cartoons' targets?and the pride in their readers.Through skillful mix of images and phrases, cartoonists provoke public opinion for or opposed to their matters. within the technique they've got published truths approximately us and our democratic procedure which were either embarrassing and ennobling. Stephen Hess and Sandy Northrop notice that no longer all cartoonists have worn white hats. Many have perpetuated demeaning ethnic stereotypes, slandered sincere politicians, and oversimplified advanced issues.

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