Monday’s HausGuest: Editorial ‘Toon Legend Michael Ramirez

2 Pulitzers later, Michael Ramirez needs no introduction and this will be his first return appearance on the show.

Here’s the first segment we did a few months ago, one of the most listened-to shows of the year:
Also, here’s his most recent book:Ramirez cover

Here also are a few of his most recent ‘toons:Ram5 Ram4 Ram3 Ram2 Ram1

Lastly, here’s the opening paragraphs of his recent BRILLIANT Facebook post about the state of the GOP Presidential race:

TRIGGER WARNING:

A clarification and an explanation of what my job is…

I’m not a populist. I am an editorial cartoonist. My job is not to mollify or pacify you. My job is to tell the truth. My job is to analyze the news, decipher policy and expose those who are cloaked in pretension.

I’m not here to make humorous anecdotes about politics or silly superficial jokes about current events. If that’s what you want, then go to the Daily Show or Saturday Night Live.

I am an editorial cartoonist.

I am not here to entertain you. I am here to inform you.

Editorial cartooning is about making serious points about serious issues. I do not care if you agree with me or not. It is not my job to be agreeable or politically correct. It is my job to be Constitutionally correct. It is my job is to tell the truth… as I see it, and I will continue to do so.

Read more HERE

I also have the privilege of knowing Michael in real life, here in OC, and he’s a GREAT guy. It’s going to be a SUPERB segment!


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