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
EARLY TODAY, Comic Riffs posed the question: Will Matt Wuerker win a first Pulitzer for Politico? Minutes ago, the Pulitzer Prize judges answered the query with a resounding “Yes.” Read full article >> Read Post