Michael P. Ramirez

Michael Ramirez is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, in 1994 and 2008, and a three-time Sigma Delta Chi, Society of Professional Journalism Award winner and the editorial cartoonist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Michael Ramirez is America's Premier Editorial Cartoonist.

Ramirez is a Lincoln Fellow, and an honorary member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society. He has won almost every major journalism award in America including the 2005 National Journalism Award, the 2020 & 2018 National Headliners Award, the 2008 Fischetti Award, the H. L. Mencken Award, 2018 Advancing American Democracy Award, and is a five-time National Cartoonists Society editorial cartoon division winner.

Michael is the recipient of the prestigious UCI Medal from the University of California, Irvine and is the author of the book, Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion and a new book, "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Obamacare," by Simon & Schusters Threshold Editions.

An editorial cartoon is not just a funny picture, says internationally known editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez. It is a powerful instrument of journalism, sometimes sharp and refined, its message cutting quickly to the point, and other times, blunt and overpowering, seizing the readers attention with its dark imagery.

In a world of textual information, Ramirez combines an encyclopedic knowledge of the news with a captivating drawing style to create consistently outstanding and highly incisive satirical cartoons. His commentary on everything from the economy and markets to politics and international affairs offers a unique perspective on todays issues. They take a humorously insightful look at the world around us, making readers laugh while informing them on the issues of our times.

Michael Ramirezs work is seen world-wide in hundreds of newspapers and magazines through Creators Syndicate. Ramirez was a regular contributor to The Weekly Standard Magazine. He was a member of the A-Team on the Lou Dobbs Tonight show on the Fox Business Network. He has appeared on CNN, CNN International, Fox News Sunday, America Live, Fox Business, BBC Television, BBC Radio, NPR, the Michael Reagan show and was a regular on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

The former editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times and former Senior Editor and editorial cartoonist for Investor's Business Daily, Ramirezs cartoons have been featured on CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, The Bill OReilly Show, and The Rush Limbaugh Show. His work can be seen in such publications as the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, the New York Post, Time Magazine, National Review and US News and World Report. Ramirez co-managed the editorial pages at Investors Business Daily and is a highly acclaimed international speaker. His work is featured online at, on Facebook under Michael Ramirez-Political Cartoonist and on Twitter @Ramireztoons.

You can read Ramirez daily in the LVRJ at

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