EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Jim Morin

 

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I was born in Washington D.C. and grew up outside of Boston. I started drawing cartoons when I was 7 and later, during my studies at Syracuse University, merged my interest in politics with my cartooning. I started working for SU's student newspaper, the Daily Orange and I was hooked. I came to the Herald in 1978.

While many of my colleagues fret about "finding ideas,'' I'm overloaded with them thanks to living in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida, both a satirist's paradise. These are editorial cartoons. The most important requirement is that the drawing take a point of view, humorous or not. Over the years, I've drawn scathing cartoons of both Democrats and Republicans. All are -- and should be -- considered fair game."

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    Jim Morin was born in Washington D.C., and grew up outside of Boston. He started drawing cartoons when he was 7 and later, during studies at Syracuse University, merged his interest in politics with cartooning. He came to The Miami Herald in 1978. The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist says that the most important requirement of "‘editorial'' cartoons is that the drawing take a point of view, humorous or not. Over the years, he has drawn scathing cartoons of both Democrats and Republicans. All are considered fair game.

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