Note: Here at EarthDesk we stay current on the unflattering ways in which environmentalists and environmental issues are viewed. For most activists, Mark Twain’s “perfect rule” is axiomatic: “In all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.” But in matters of public opinion it can also be true that “Saying it makes it so.” Cartoonists provide a well focused lens on the practice. So for today’s EarthDesk Sunday, a view of environmentalists from the other side of the Keystone Pipeline — John Cronin
Here is Nate Beeler‘s profile from the The Columbus Dispatch:
Nate Beeler, the award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Dispatch, has earned the reputation of being both a top-flight artist and first-rate journalist. Formerly the cartoonist for the Washington Examiner, he won the 2009 Thomas Nast Award from the Overseas Press Club and the 2008 Berryman Award from the National Press Foundation, among other awards.
Beeler, 31, is a native of Bexley and earned a journalism degree at American University. His cartoons have appeared in such publications as Time, Newsweek and USA Today.