Tom Toles

Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post

As the editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post, Tom Toles illustrates exacting political commentary and writes the Tom Toles blog. He joined the newspaper in 2002, after 19 years as the cartoonist for the Buffalo News and nine years with the Buffalo Courier-Express. Meanwhile, he also produced a syndicated a comic strip, “Curious Avenue,” and a syndicated panel, “Randolph Itch, 2 a.m.” His cartoons are collected in six books, and he is the author of a children’s book, My School Is Worse Than Yours.

Toles has received the 2011 Herblock Award, The Week magazine’s “cartoonist of the year” award, and the H.L Mencken Free Press Award. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1990.

Live Event Appearances

Podcast Guest Appearances

C1 Revue: Republican Renegades on Climate

The Trump administration has moved quickly to reverse some of the previous administration’s energy and climate policies. But not all Republicans are on the same page when it comes to climate. Those on the so-called eco-right say action is needed to promote clean energy and prevent climate disruption. On today’s program we hear how Republican renegades find climate solutions in conservative principles, and what we can do when climate denial isn’t just present in the halls of government, but actually, controls the levers of power.