John Pritchett


The National Security Agency just can’t seem to get out of the headlines. Recent revelations that the U.S. government had collected data from the phones of key international leaders dating back to the George W. Bush presidency set the world abuzz in recent days. In particular, President Barack Obama’s denial that he knew anything about it prompted political cartoonist John Pritchett’s art this week.

About the author: John Pritchett is a longtime award-winning political cartoonist. He has been penning artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. Find more of his work on the web at

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