Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Daffy Duck for President

In the heated election season I thought it would be a nice break to remind ourselves of our constitutional form of government via a humorous civics lesson from Bugs Bunny.

Daffy Duck for President is a children's book, published by Warner Bros. and the United States Postal Service in 1997 to coincide with the release of the first Bugs Bunny U.S. postage stamp. The book was written and illustrated by Chuck Jones, edited by Charles Carney, and art directed by Allen Helbig. It was Jones' last published book before his death in 2002.

In 2004, Warner Bros. released a four-minute animated short of the same name based on the book. The film was produced by Tony Cervone, Spike Brandt, and Linda M. Steiner. It was considered for a 2005 Academy Award for Best Animated Short.