The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2008 Edition

The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2008 Edition

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The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2008 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 2007, from Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index website, the most popular cartoon site on the web (www.cagle.com). More than eight hundred cartoons cover the major topics of the year, from lovesick diaper astronauts to the surge in Iraq. We have cartoons on Barry Bonds, Michael Vick, Paris Hilton in jail, Senator Larry Craig in the bathroom, the presidential candidates, poison Chinese toys and much, much more! News junkies and cartoon fans won't want to miss this great cartoon history of the year 2007!
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 203.2 x 248.92 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2008 ed.
  • chiefly Illustrations
  • 0789737329
  • 9780789737328
  • 2,331,754

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The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2008 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 2007, from Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index website, the most popular cartoon site on the web (www.cagle.com). More than eight hundred cartoons cover the major topics of the year, from lovesick diaper astronauts to the surge in Iraq. We have cartoons on Barry Bonds, Michael Vick, Paris Hilton in jail, Senator Larry Craig in the bathroom, the presidential candidates, poison Chinese toys and much, much more! News junkies and cartoon fans won't want to miss this great cartoon history of the year 2007!
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Table of contents

Table of Contents

About the Editor Cartoonists ..............................iv

Foreword by Will Durst ........................................v

About this Book ....................................................vi

A "Zany" Development ......................................viii

Too Many Cartoonists-Too Little Time..............x

Read This About Political Cartoons ..................xii

Democrats Win ........................................................2

#@&% Kramer! ........................................................6

Imus ........................................................................10

Crazy Diaper Astronaut ......................................24

Bewildering Britney ..............................................36

Harry Potter ..........................................................40

Vick's Dog Fighting ..............................................44

O.J. Arrested Again!..............................................58

Paris in Prison........................................................64

Barry Bonds* ..........................................................76

Chinese Toy Recall ................................................88

iPhone ..................................................................102

Senator Craig in the Bathroom..........................108

Housing Crash ....................................................122

Rove Resigns........................................................134

Gonzales Resigns ................................................138

Rumsfeld Resigns................................................142

Tony Blair ............................................................146

Presidential Candidates......................................150

Saddam Hangs ....................................................170

Still More Iraq ......................................................182

Walter Reed Hospital..........................................212

Minnesota Bridge Collapse................................218

Virginia Tech Massacre ......................................228

Anna Nicole ........................................................246

In Memoriam ......................................................254

Doug Marlette, 1949 - 2007 ................................268

Artist Index ..........................................................272
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About Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle

Daryl is the daily editorial cartoonist for MSNBC.com. Daryl's editorial cartoon site with Microsoft (www.cagle.com) 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. (www.caglecartoons.com), which distributes the cartoons of 50 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? Contact us through www.caglecartoons.com for more information.

Brian Fairrington

A graduate of Arizona State University, Brian earned a bachelor'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's cartoons are nationally syndicated to more than 800 newspapers and publications in America with Caglecartoons.com. His cartoons have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, and Time, as well as on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. Additionally, his cartoons regularly appear on www.cagle.msnbc.com. Brian is a native of Arizona and is married to the wonderful Stacey Heywood. They have four children who act like monkeys.
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