The Lifetime Heck Award.
Featuring Gary Trudeau, Long Island University's George Polk Career Award Recipient for Career Cartooning
DANGEROUS LINES: CARTOONISTS AND OTHER SUBVERSIVES CONFERENCE
THE QUESTION BECOMES, SHOULD WE SAY WHATEVER WE WANT? THAT TO ME IS THE CRUX. DO YOU HURT PEOPLE JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN? BECAUSE YOU FEEL THEY SHOULDN'T BE DEEPLY HURT, DOES THAT MEAN THEY AREN'T?
SO, YOU'RE A SUBVERSIVE? WOW. MORE CONCERNED WITH HURT FEELINGS THAN TRUTH? WOW. YOU ARE THE OPPOSITE OF THE COURAGEOUS CHARLIE HEBOO CARTOONISTS! OOBS. HAVE I HURT YOUR FEELINGS?
NB: What an academic farce to feature Trudeau at a conference on cartoonist subversives! Trudeau notes "At some point, common sense and sensitivity have to be brought to bear." Yet those with little common sense like the followers of prophets tend to be the most sensitive. So, we should be sensitive to the feelings of Muslims, so they don't murder us. What's next? Avoid hurting the feelings of political hacks of color, professor and student-advocates of multiculti-ideology, and established-order cartoonists with thin skin? What will we be left with? Doonesbury ...