Just returned from Toronto where I did a presentation about free speech and women in cartooning. Click on the image below for link to the video:
Former Illinois congressman Dennis Hastert, who was brought in as an ethical alternative to former Speaker Newt Gingrich, was indicted on federal charges of “prior misconduct” and lying to the FBI. Some cartoons from the archive:
Had a great turnout for our presentation at the Library of Congress on Thursday. I’ve decided my favorite fellow panelist is cartoonist Signe Wilkinson; an excellent presenter who manages to get the audience laughing even while delivering a really solid editorial punch. Now if I can just keep her alive (she’s a serial jay-walker. Had to grab her from oncoming traffic a couple of times during her Washington visit).
Signe Wilkinson, me, and moderator Martha Kennedy
photos courtesy of Katharine Blood