The Theater: Time for a Change

As cartoonist for Lord Beaverbrook's Tory London Evening Standard, David Low was often called the world's best political cartoonist. Socialist Low throve on cartooning for a Tory paper, at times sharply caricatured both his boss, .the Beaver, and the Conservative government. Three years ago, Low moved his cartoons to a paper closer to his own political views. He switched from the Standard to the dull, doctrinaire Daily Herald, official organ of the Labor party. Instead of pepping up the Herald as he was supposed to do, the Herald—and the fact that Labor was in power—seemed to dull down Low.

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