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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

McCain! Obama! In San Francisco! In Pencil!

Posted By on Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 3:56 PM

These charming portraits of our would-be presidents -- and I do love the slightly reptilian expression on John McCain -- adorn the Market and Church newsstand of a man who gave his name as "Fred, just Fred."

Fred (just Fred) drew the sketches himself, using the frequent front-page photos of both men as models. While he quickly states "I'm no artist," the quality of his work seems to indicate otherwise. Incidentally, Fred says he is "still thinking" over which candidate will draw his vote. --Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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