|Dana Summers, Orlando Sentinel|
GUEST BLOG / Opinion By Glenn Bushinski, Vocal Media—Despite many changes over the years, political cartoons have surged in popularity. With more people talking about politics, and with the nation so deeply divided, it becomes apparent that everyone wants validation for their political opinions. Nothing makes someone feel better than making fun of people we feel are morally [and intellectually] backward.
This is not a new phenomenon. The political cartoon has existed for centuries, and, despite many changes over the years and many different targets deserving the criticism, have at once entertained and motivated persons of every country and every creed.
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--Birth of Caricature.
--Political cartooning during the American Revolution
--President Andrew Johnson as a target
--Racial Bigotry at its finest (sarcasm here)
--President Wilson’s League of Nations
--Dr. Seuss on World War II
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