Ann Telnaes

Washington, D.C.

Editorial cartoonist

Education: California Institute of the Arts, BFA, Character Animation Program

Ann Telnaes creates editorial cartoons in various mediums — animation, visual essays, live sketches and traditional print — for The Washington Post. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for her print cartoons and the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year for 2016. Telnaes’s print work was shown in a solo exhibition at the Great Hall in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in 2004. Her first book, "Humor’s Edge," was published by Pomegranate Press and the Library of Congress in 2004. A collection of Vice President Cheney cartoons, "Dick,
Latest from Ann Telnaes

A supremely inappropriate relationship

More revelations of Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, being involved with organized efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

May 20, 2022

If CPAC existed in 1938

The Conservative Political Action Conference is holding its annual meeting in Hungary, and the keynote speaker is the autocratic leader Viktor Orban.

May 19, 2022

Advice from someone who tried to steal an election

Former president Donald Trump urges Mehmet Oz to declare himself the winner in a too-close-to-call Republican Pennsylvania Senate nomination race.

May 18, 2022

The elephants in the room

The killings at a Buffalo supermarket remind us that mass shootings in the United States have a couple of common characteristics.

May 16, 2022

Republicans: What is a woman?

Perhaps Republicans should ask themselves the same question they posed to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

May 13, 2022

Sen. Mitch McConnell is still at large

After stealing two Supreme Court seats, the Senate minority leader is going after the rights of 51 percent of Americans.

May 12, 2022

Waiting for the Senate to pass protection for women from the Supreme Court

The Senate passes a bill boosting security for Supreme Court justices.

May 10, 2022

A better title for Mark Meadows’s book

The then-chief of staff played a prominent role in President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

May 9, 2022

A Mother’s Day card from the GOP

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, American women will be second-class citizens.

May 7, 2022

The Supreme Court of the United States

A 17th-century court for the 21st century.

May 4, 2022