After the uproar caused by the Trump administration's decision to separate immigrant families, several states decided not send previously promised National Guard Troops to help secure the border. Wisconsin was not one of those states.
Phil Hands is the editorial cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal. He is the only cartoonist on the staff on a newspaper in the state. He received his bachelor's degree in political science and art from Kenyon College and his master's degree in journalism from UW-Madison. He has won a number of national and state-wide awards and his cartoons are syndicated nationally.
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