Political Cartoons Get Directly To The Point

Cartoonist Thomas Nast was thought to have played a pivotal role in bringing down Boss Tweed of New York City’s Tammany Hall in the 19th Century. Referring to an immigrant population many of whom did not read English, Tweed was reported to have said of Nast, “People may not be able to read but they can sure look at those damn pictures!”

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Cartoons that work penetrate to the heart of the matter:


Lisa Benson


Gary Varvel


Glenn McCoy

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