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Beginning in the 1720s, William Hogarth produced many satirical works which were widely circulated.

Benjamin Franklin's Join or Die (1754) supported the French and Indian War and was later recycled for the Revolutionary War.The paper has editorialized for a path to citizenship for “Dreamers.” Sen. M., said it was an attempt to doom any agreement on what to do about people who were brought here illegally as children.This afternoon, the paper’s editor, Karen Moses, issued an apology: Political cartoons are often satire and poke at more than one point of view.I do not presume to know what cartoonist Sean Delonas was trying to convey in his cartoon that was published in Wednesday’s Albuquerque Journal.But on one level it appeared to us to be poking at President Trump’s rhetoric by portraying a quaking Republican couple who were painting Dreamers with a broad, totally false, brush.At this time there were also some pacifists in various countries who produced political cartoons.In the United States, during and since the Vietnam war, many political cartoonists were published in underground newspapers, comic books, pamphlets, and zines.See our Privacy Policy and Third Party Partners to learn more about the use of data and your rights. The Albuquerque Journal printed cartoonist Sean Delonas’ work this week anyway, sparking a backlash and prompting the publisher of the conservative-leaning newspaper to apologize.Moses, who has had two days to find out what Delonas was trying to convey, can’t possibly be surprised that Delonas inflammed racial and ethnic tensions. And from an editorial point of view, if you don’t know what a writer or cartoonist is trying to say, why print it?Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019.


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