"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: August 2011
Labor Boss Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, appears to be losing patience with Obama. The President, according to Trumka, has been doing “little nibbly things around the edge that aren’t going to make a difference and aren’t going to solve the problem” with the economy.
Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive of Apple Inc in a surprise move that ended his 14-year reign at the technology giant he co-founded in a garage.
About two-thirds of Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachman’s statements PolitiFact have checked have been judged either false or “pants on fire,” according to Bill Adair, editor of PolitiFact.com, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Website that fact-checks statements by politicians and other public figures. “Her issue with accuracy has become I think an important aspect of her campaign,” [...]
According to a Gallup Aug. 11-14 poll, the approval rating for Congress is down to a woeful 13 percent, tying a historic low.