The Dynamic Duo: Tweed and Nast

To kick this blog off, I’m going to talk about William “Boss” Tweed and Thomas Nast. Tweed and Nast go together like peanut butter and jelly, if peanut butter was a notoriously corrupt politician and jelly was the father of American political cartoons. Regardless, these men are arguably the basis of political cartoons in this country, so they’re a great starting point.

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