He’s a real piece of work. From an interview about the film “Nothing But The Truth”...
FT:You must be happy about Obama. Can you believe the Republican pundits are already saying he can’t live up to our unrealistic expectations?
RL:I don’t think it’s unrealistic. I think he’s an extraordinary guy. I think he’s an extraordinary man. He was a year ahead of me in my high school at Punahou, although I didn’t know him.
The Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards were created in 2000 to recognize cartoons that "enhance, explain and help direct the spirit and principles of the UN." The awards are worth a total of $18,000.
It's not specific but you could read into that that Rod's dad Ranan my not have been very conservative, Rod may have been raised a liberal.
If so it's a little strange he'd attend West Point but then maybe a little like W.C. Fields he was "looking for loopholes." I know that's a real stretch but neither he or his dad are dummies, it says Ranan was a member of Mensa. Whatever the case may be they don't come much more liberal than Rod Lurie.