National Affairs: Lost Laughter

Lost Laughter (See cartoons, pp. 14 & 15)

Because U. S. voters take their political cartoons in small daily doses, they rarely get a mass impression of the entire crop during one national campaign. If they could view the full output for the 1936 election, many of them would probably be either discouraged at the low estate of politics as material for caricature or depressed at the downward course of the old art of cartooning. Significant was the fact that the Pulitzer Prize committee last May found not a single cartoon worthy of its...

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