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  •  Drawings and Text by different people? (1+ / 0-)
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    Not trying to say something in defense of the picture since it's appalling, but something tells me one guy did the pictures and another guy did the text. I don't think anybody could have done both with a straight face unless they were THAT corrupt.

    For those who seek perfection there can be no rest on this side of the grave.

    by Zero Serenity on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 09:41:24 AM PST

    •  Illustrator/designer (1+ / 0-)
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      I used to do this when I was employed long ago. The illustrator does the art, the designer does the text. The page layout person puts it on the page. I would be grateful to live off the taxes of three out of four of these "examples" now. It's tough love for a 50 year old graphic artist in Michigan. I haven't had a job or an offer in over 3 years.

      I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center. Kurt Vonnegut

      by klimtone on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 10:02:10 AM PST

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      •  I wasn't criticising the artist. (0+ / 0-)

        Merely the WSJ's decision to use that graphic complete with the text.

        I have no idea of the brief given to the artist.

        I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
        but I fear we will remain Democrats.

        Who is twigg?

        by twigg on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 11:06:20 AM PST

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