Our Trump Christmas Special! A Feast of Delicious, Trump Political Cartoons!

Join Daryl Cagle as he talks to four brilliant political cartoonists Dave Whamond, Rick McKee, Pat Byrnes and Bart van Leeuwen for a fun and lively yuletide discussion, showing off and discussing our favorite Trump Christmas cartoons in episode #33 of the @caglecast — The cartoonists talk about the holiday joy of drawing Trump!

The cartoonists share their thoughts on Trump’s presidency at holiday time, with elves, presents, Scrooge, Baby Jesus and all things Trump as we warm our heart by a toasty fire. And be sure to SUBSCRIBE so you never miss the best editorial cartoonists talking about their cartoons!


Rick McKee was the cartoonist for decades for the Augusta Chronicle in Georgia; he draws the comic “Pluggers” and we’ve syndicated Rick for 20 years. Rick generated our first syndicated political cartoon that was drawn by AI, that we discussed on Caglecast number SIX.

Pat Byrnes who is best known for his cartoons in the New Yorker, he draws all kinds of gag cartoons for other magazines, he did a comic strip for years called Monkeyhouse, and he’s an advertising illustrator who has won a bunch of awards.

Dave Whamond is incredibly prolific! He draw two comics, “Reality Check” and “Day by Dave.” Dave is a prolific illustrator who does puzzles, greeting cards and lots of top selling children’s books – he just won the Silver Reuben Award from the National Cartoonists Society for Best Advertising Cartoonist of the year , Congratulations, Dave!

Bart van Leeuwen lives and works as a freelancer in Amsterdam where he specializes in editorial illustration. He does lots of advertising work in add does photo-realistic editorial cartoons in Photoshop for us!