Posts tagged "Lalo Alcaraz"

@MexicanMitt mocks Mitt Romney on Twitter

@MexicanMitt mocks Mitt Romney on Twitter
Twitter has been used for political satire before. Chicagoans will recall @mayoremanuel created by @dansinker. And in New York there is @elbloombito, a Twitter feed that makes fun of how Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks mas o menos Spanish. A new faux Twitter feed @MexicanMitt launched Wednesday makes fun of the fact that the Republican presidential... Read more »

New Yorker immigration cover not so original

New Yorker immigration cover not so original
The latest New Yorker cover depicts undocumented immigrants dressed as Pilgrims crossing the U.S.-Mexico border through a barbed wire fence. The illustration below by Christoph Niemann is called “Promised Land.” However, Niemann isn’t the first cartoonist to depict Mexicans as Pilgrims. Look at this 2002 cartoon below from Lalo Alcaraz. I also like the 2008... Read more »

Sun-Times drops Latino cartoonist

Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of La Cucaracha, the first nationally-syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip. His comic strip appears in newspapers nationwide and it had been appearing in the Sun-Times for many years. But over the weekend it was mysteriously dropped. “There is no info from my syndicate or reason from the paper. Sometimes... Read more »
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Sonia Sotomayor is the new "Suprema"

Sometimes an image says it all. I have blogged a lot about Sonia Sotomayor over the last 10 weeks. But I want to share a few powerful images of our new “Suprema” by editorial cartoonist, Lalo Alcaraz, who also pens the cartoon La Cucaracha. This second caroon was inspired by Lalo’s daughter. To order the... Read more »