Only one of this year’s Pulitzer Prizes for journalism was awarded for work on the Presidential campaign—and that one, to Politico’s Matt Wuerker, was for cartoons. That is apt enough: art of the absurd for a season of the absurd. With any luck, next year’s judges, with the serious stretch of the campaign behind them, will have too many serious campaign stories to choose from.
It is my pleasure to announce that Matt Wuerker, whose cartoons appear on Daily Kos Comics on Sundays, has just been awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. On top of which, Matt Bors was one of the finalists. (In ... Read Post
"Awarded o Matt Wuerker of POLITICO for his consistently fresh, funny cartoons, especially memorable for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfed Washington." See the rest of Wuerker's submissions (spoiler: they all suck) here... Read Post