Newswatch : Finding a Face for Fritz

Political cartoonists across the country are having trouble drawing a bead on Fritz Mondale. Some admit that they have not "found" their Mondale face yet. Can this be an indication of Mondale's difficulty in getting himself across? Some cartoonists will tell you that it is more an occupational hazard of their own craft.

Whenever a political figure moves to front-and-center stage, cartoonists search for a stereotype of him that will be instantly recognizable to the public in whatever armor, spaceman's suit or caveman's costume the artist puts him in to get a...

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