Fisher, George Edward

December 15, 2003

Political cartoonist George Fisher, a native of Searcy (White County) died at his home in Little Rock (Pulaski County). Fisher used visual metaphors and themes to define Arkansas politics for a generation. Bill Clinton was shown riding a tricycle, referring to his being elected the nation’s youngest governor, and Governor Frank White was depicted munching a banana, a reference to White’s support of the 1981 creation science bill, Act 590. (more)