HERBLOCK_POLITICAL_CARTOONS + 1998   3

“All Right, All Right—I Believe It” - JPG
By showing a man withering under a hot sun while holding a newspaper featuring global warming headlines, Herblock connected the record-breaking heat in 1998 to an international debate about whether the climate is changing. As Washington, D.C., and other American cities sweltered, the Clinton administration pushed Congress to restore funding for its climate initiatives. Congress disagreed with the president over the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, an international program to decrease global warming.
1998 
december 2012 by HERBLOCK_POLITICAL_CARTOONS
"What have we got that's more like a close shave?" - JPG
In 1998, President Bill Clinton's sexual relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky and his alleged perjury in grand jury testimony and obstruction of justice was the big issue. After their election losses that year, many Republicans were wary of calling for impeachment and urged consideration of censure instead.
1998 
september 2010 by HERBLOCK_POLITICAL_CARTOONS
Balance - JPG
Allegations of an affair between President Bill Clinton and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky became public on January 21, 1998. Although Clinton repeatedly and forcefully denied. any improper relationship, which later testimony proved his statements untrue and resulted in a House vote of impeachment. While fending off these accusations, Clinton proposed the first balanced budget in nearly 30 years.
1998 
september 2010 by HERBLOCK_POLITICAL_CARTOONS

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