Bell also writes about himself and his work. I like his take on politicians: "These men and women are professional idealists and I take my hat off to them. Then I kick them up the arse. Because it's not what they say or what they are, or even what they say they are, that gets my goat: it's the things they actually do to us in our name."
Bell Epoque: 30 Years of Steve Bell is at The Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1, until 24 July.
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