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Political cartooning, where art and politics collide

by Patt Morrison

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A political cartoon featuring former Massachusetts Governor Mit Romney drawn by editorial cartoonist David Horsey. David Horsey

What does it take to make a great political cartoon, and how much fodder have the recent Republican and Democratic conventions provided? Patt checks in with two members of Los Angeles’ cartooning royalty, David Horsey of the Los Angeles Times and Lalo Alcaraz of


Which cartoons have epitomized the last two weeks for you? The last two decades?


David Horsey, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who joined The Los Angeles Times this past January

Lalo Alcaraz, “jefe-in-chief” of; creator of the first nationally-syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha”; and host of the “Pocho Hour of Power” on KPFK. He is also a professor at the Otis College of Art and Design.

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