Corrupt villain or mistreated hero? Liberal and conservative Americans saw two very different Trumps—and so did North American cartoonists.
Editor of Politico’s Cartoon Carousel, a weekly compilation of cartoons from across the political spectrum, Matt Wuerker has seen the hardening of these divides in real time.
As liberal cartoonists sketched Trump's presidency as a mounting series of horrors, their counterparts on the right turned the celebrity businessman into a kind of crusading folk hero.
You will find in this article examples of diverging views on the following subjects: The Inauguration, Trump and Russia, Charlottesville, Syria, Trade Wars, Trump and Kim Jong Un, Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination, The Mueller Report, The Wall, Immigration, Fake News, Impeachment, Covid, George Floyd Protests, A Racial Awakening, The 2020 Election, The Election Aftermath and The Capitol Riot.