Only in New Jersey.
Nast's caricatures of Irish people as drunken apes, and Catholic bishops as lizards, are pretty vile stuff, particularly by today's standards.
But the man sometimes described as the father of modern editorial cartooning also gave us more benevolent and enduring images -- such as the jolly, white-bearded Santa and the equally iconic Republican elephant and Democratic donkey.
Fittingly enough, politicians of both parties want the Hall of Fame (a private entity, established in 2005) to delete Nast from its list of 50 nominees. The public can vote on them until January 1.