Wednesday, April 29, 2015
"A Cartoonist Should, Above All, Provoke a Reaction"
I'm sure that
PEN Canada scheduled its co-sponsorship of a screening of the documentary
Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy
way before one of its most revered members, novelist Michael Ondaatje,
decided to boycott a PEN event
that will be honouring the provocative--and now dead--'toonists of
. You must admit, though, that in light of the snub, PEN Canada's timing here is serendipitous--and impeccable.
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