A Ben Sargent cartoon depicts the lost treasures of Texas: Jim Bowie's silver mine, Jean Lafitte's pirate gold, and Ted Cruz and John Cornyn's backbones.
Ben Sargent

Loon Star: The Lost Treasures of Texas


Ben Sargent, a bald, older white man with a bushy white beard is dressed in a suit and red bowtie, with his artistic tools, including pens, in front of him.

A version of this story ran in the March / April 2020 issue.

To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here.

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