Michael Ramirez on NFL, Obamacare, North Korea, Hillary Clinton, and the Culture Wars


Michael RamirezOn this week’s episode of Whiskey Politics, we welcome back Michael Ramirez and discuss some of his latest provocative art. Michael’s a two-time winner of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize and a three-time Sigma Delta Chi, Society of Professional Journalism Award winner.

Michael is a former Senior Editor and the Editorial Cartoonist for Investor’s Business Daily, the former editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times, and has been featured on CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, The Bill O’Reilly Show, and Rush Limbaugh. You have also likely seen his artwork in New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, the New York Post, Time Magazine, National Review and US News and World Report. Nowadays you can find his weekly contributions at the Daily Signal and the Weekly Standard. Ramirez is also in demand as a highly acclaimed international speaker.

Michael can be followed on Twitter @Ramireztoons and his website MichaelPRamirez.com.

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In music: Dirty Weekend, Joel Goodman. Out music: Pete Townsend, Face Dances Part Two.


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  1. Wolverine Inactive

    Anyone remember the great Jeff MacNelly? That is who Ramirez reminds me of.

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  2. RightAngles Member

    Wolverine (View Comment):
    Anyone remember the great Jeff MacNelly? That is who Ramirez reminds me of.

    Jeff MacNelly was my art idol. He died way too young of cancer in the 90s. Ramirez is my new idol, and his style reminds me of MacNelly’s too. Ramirez has his own uniqueness as well. A really great artist with the loose and confident line work that goes with that. It’s a rare and wonderful combination to have the drawing talent, the brains, and the sense of humor it takes to do what Ramirez does so well.

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  3. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn

    I really enjoyed your interview! I like him more each time I hear him: a clear thinker and a truly gifted author. Thanks for sharing him with us!

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  4. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn

    He probably is a gifted author, Dave, but I meant artist!

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  5. Dave Sussman Podcaster
    Dave Sussman

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):
    He probably is a gifted author, Dave, but I meant artist!

    Actually, he is! In fact, he signed and drew a Ronald Reagan for me in a copy of his latest book Give Me Liberty or Give Me Obamacare. My copy is actually up on his website!


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