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Mark Wilson's self portrait
Mark Wilson's self portrait

Poking fun at politics and life

During Tuesday's Morning Edition we heard editorial cartoonists Mike Luckovich and Mike Peters talk about the campaign season. Here in the North Country, we have our own resident editorial cartoonist. Mark Wilson, of Saranac Lake, started drawing political cartoons while in college during the 1980 presidential campaign season. His cartoons appear in newspapers regularly across the region and on our website. Todd Moe spoke with him about satirizing politicians, policies and the long presidential campaign season.  Go to full article
Eliot Spitzer and running mate David Paterson at Democratic Convention. Sketch: Mark Wilson
Eliot Spitzer and running mate David Paterson at Democratic Convention. Sketch: Mark Wilson

A Cartoonist's Perpsective on Politics

Eliot Spitzer has a commanding lead as the campaigns begin in earnest, and many analysts predict a Democratic sweep of all the major statewide races this fall. Mark Wilson is a political cartoonist covering the party conventions for NCPR this week. Martha Foley spoke with him early this morning. He said there is a real - if unfamiliar -- sense of impending success among the Democrats in Buffalo.  Go to full article

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