"Something shocking happened last week in the small world of editorial cartooning. A cartoonist quit. John Sherffius of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch suddenly resigned, though he had no place better to go.
"About a year ago, coworkers say, Sherffius's bosses started getting after him to tone down his more liberal cartoons. On Monday, December 8, Sherffius had the idea of drawing elephants whooping it up. They wore party hats and lamp shades, lugged bags stuffed with swag, and waved champagne bottles and fistfuls of cash. The caption: 'The party of fiscal discipline.'
"Sherffius was told the cartoon was unbalanced." [more]
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