Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Rock Star for President (March 5, 2008)

My first cartoon published in The Daily Universe.

I was a freshly returned missionary, which is the exact wrong time to be a political cartoonist. My knowledge of current events was next to nothing. But, I did arrive in the United States just in time for the 2008 presidential primary elections.

I had actually heard of Senator Barack Obama years before, when he gave a speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. I didn't know a lot about him, but I did know he was the charismatic, "cool" president. He could be this generation's John F. Kennedy - the rock-star president for the 21st century.

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