"Paul Szep's pen is the editorial equivalent of a cruise missile" Matt Lauer, host of NBC's "Today Show"
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and chief editorial cartoonist at The Boston Globe from 1967 – 2001, Paul Szep has been described as a pioneering cartoonist with “scathing wit and a drawing style that turns editorial cartoons into pieces of art.” Awards include the international Thomas Nast Prize, two Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi prizes, a National Headliner Award and National Cartoonists Society awards for editorial and sport cartooning. He has also been a contributor to Golf Digest, authored a handful of books and is a Harvard University Fellow.
Monthly Archives: February 2011
President Obama condemned Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s concessions to protesters as inadequate and warned against a violent crackdown, aligning himself squarely with the protesters in his strongest criticism of the Egyptian government to date, suggesting a deepening divide between the White House and the Egyptian leader. The United States has provided Egypt more than $60 billion in mostly military aid since the late [...]
Italian prosecutors demand Premier Silvio Berlusconi be put on immediate trial over accusations he paid for sex with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl and used his influence to try to cover it up. The Italian leader blasted the “disgusting” action, saying it aimed to discredit his government. Berlusconi said prosecutors had smeared not his name but [...]