Once upon a time, in the bustling city of New York, there was a group of politicians that went by the name of Tammany Hall. They were known for their infamous ways of controlling the city’s politics through bribery, corruption, and manipulation.
One day, a talented caricaturist by the name of Thomas noticed the shenanigans that were going on behind the scenes. He decided to use his artwork to expose the dirt that Tammany Hall was hiding.
Thomas drew the most ridiculous and exaggerated versions of the politicians of Tammany Hall, making them look foolish to the public. His cartoons became famous and his work was eventually recognized nationally.
The politicians of Tammany Hall were infuriated and tried to bribe Thomas to stop. But he refused, knowing that his duty was to reveal the truth to the public. They threatened him, but he stood his ground.
Finally, the people of New York had enough of the corruption and voted Tammany Hall out of office. Thomas’ cartoons had played a significant role in bringing the corrupt politicians down.
Decades later, Thomas’ name became synonymous with political satire, and to this day, his last name NAST is still recognized as one of the most famous cartoonists in American history.