The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2009 Edition

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The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2009 Edition

 

The Best of the Year in Editorial Cartoons

 

All of the top political cartoonists in the world contributed to this collection of the best cartoons of 2008, from Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index website, the most popular cartoon site on the web. More than eight hundred cartoons cover the major topics of the year, from the election to the Crash on Wall Street! We have ...

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Overview

The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2009 Edition

 

The Best of the Year in Editorial Cartoons

 

All of the top political cartoonists in the world contributed to this collection of the best cartoons of 2008, from Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index website, the most popular cartoon site on the web. More than eight hundred cartoons cover the major topics of the year, from the election to the Crash on Wall Street! We have McCain, Obama, Sarah Palin, Michael Phelps, Eliot Spitzer, Gas Prices, Lipstick on a Pig, Killer Tomatoes and much, much more! News junkies and cartoon fans won't want to miss this great cartoon history of the year 2008!

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789738158
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 1/5/2009
  • Pages: 273
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Daryl Cagleis the daily editorial cartoonist for MSNBC. Daryl's editorial cartoon site with MSNBC is the most popular cartoon website of any kind on the Internet. It is also the most widely used education site in social studies classrooms around the world. For the past 30 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists. Raised in California, Daryl went to college at UC Santa Barbara and then moved to New York City, where he worked for 10 years with Jim Henson’s Muppets, illustrating scores of books, magazines, calendars, and all manner of products. In 2001, Daryl started a new syndicate, Cagle Cartoons, Inc., which distributes the cartoons of sixty editorial cartoonists and columnists to more than 800 newspapers in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Daryl is a past president of the National Cartoonists Society and current president of the National Cartoonists Society Foundation. He is a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN and MSNBC. Daryl is a popular and entertaining public speaker. Interested in having Daryl speak to your group?

 

Brian Fairrington, a graduate of Arizona State University, earned abachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in communications. Brian is one of the most accomplished young cartoonists in the country. Brian was the recipient of the Locher Award, the Charles M. Schulz Award, and several Society of Professional Journalists awards and Gold Circle Awards. He is a regular on the Phoenix-based television talk show Horizon, for which one of his appearances garnered an Emmy award. Brian has also been a guest on Imus in the Morning and was recently featuredon CBS News Sunday Morning. Brian's cartoons are nationally syndicated to more than 800 newspapers and publications in America with Caglecartoons. His cartoons have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, and Time, as well as on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. Brian is a native of Arizona and is married to the wonderful Stacey Heywood; they have four children.

 

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Table of Contents

About this Book    iv

. . . And Another Book!    v

About the Editor-Cartoonists    vi

Not So Funny in China    viii

Grim Days for Editorial Cartooning    xii

Pulitzer Prize: Michael Ramirez    2

Hollywood Writers Strike    10

Murder of Bhutto    16

Clemens Faces Congress    20

Mitchell Report    24

Carter Meets Hamas    28

Turmoil in Tibet    34

Burma Typhoon    44

Polar Bears in Peril?    50

Castro Quits    54

No Nukes in Iran    62

Food Prices!    68

Killer Tomatoes    74

Polygamy Problems    78

5 Years in Iraq    82

High Gas Prices    90

Spitzer Scandal    102

Russia vs. Georgia    112

Chinese Olympics    118

Gay Marriage    130

Housing Crisis    136

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac    144

Wall Street CRASH!    152

Wall Street BAILOUT!    166

Senator Stevens    176

Bush's Legacy    180

The Candidates    188

Barack Obama    .200

John McCain    210

Palin's Bid for V.P.    220

Biden's Bid for V.P.    234

President Obama    240

Obama Makes History    250

In Memoriam2    56

Artists Index    270

 

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