A 2008 SUNSTONE Symposium session examined the range of political cartoons featuring Mitt Romney during the 2008 Republican primary race. Romney, now the party’s 2012 candidate, has been the subject of hundreds of political cartoons since 2008, but especially in 2011–12. This session looks at a selection of these cartoons and considers their role in presenting Romney as a candidate, with special emphasis on his identification with Mormonism. It will also consider the effect of such political graphics on the image of the Church itself.
Robert A. Rees, Greg Robinson