"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
I must say this cartoonist has gone beyond the Alfred E. Neuman prototype in his Bush portrayal to really capture the grand 19th-century tradition of the Monkey Man once brought to bear on caricatures of the Irish and Blacks. Not sure whether W in this picture should have an upside-down clay pipe in his mouth or a piece of watermelon as he scampers about his gruff Controller, Dick Cheney. "It would be funny if it weren't true...," comments Democratic activist blogger Cate Read, who has been accredited to blog from the Democratic convention, her Portraying-the-President-as-a-Trained-Macaque credentials having been deemed in order.