Library of Congress Spins Lefty Cartoonist Herblock as an 'Independent

November 23rd, 2009 7:59 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibit on Herbert Block (often known as "Herblock") completely avoids labeling the famous cartoonist as a liberal, instead portraying him as an "independent spirit." The retrospective features 81 poster-sized drawings by the late Washington Post artist and never once identifies Block's politics. The exhibit, which opened on October 13, 2009, and…