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Brewer's Imaginary Bargain: Steve Brodner Video

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In "A Brodner Minute," Steve Brodner's animated video series for The Washington Spectator, the illustrator skewers the 2012 candidates and other targets. With Arizona's discriminatory immigration laws in the news, it's time to revisit the famous photo of Governor Jan Brewer wagging her finger at Barack Obama as she greeted him at the airport. What were they saying? It turns out Brewer has surprising electoral savvy.


Steve Brodner, award-winning political satirist, has been skewering the famous and infamous for the past three decades. His artwork has appeared in most major publications in the United States, and he has produced animation for The New Yorker, PBS, and Slate as well as for The Washington Spectator. He lives and draws in New York City; his website is brodnersbicycle.com. Watch all the videos in his series "A Brodner Minute" here.

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