The conventional wisdom, especially since July's actual political conventions, has been that the wild and controversial presidential campaign has been good for the humor business. From videos to vitriol, the thinking goes, the national satirists must be lapping it up.
The truth, though, is that the race has often been a mixed bag, filled with both satirical red meat and low-hanging fruit.
On Friday evening in the Ritz Carlton Georgetown in Northwest Washington, the Art Soiree exhibit "Hillary vs. Trump Cartoon Debate" will showcase works from nine of the nation's top cartoonists, including four Pulitzer Prize winners.
Ahead of Election Day, The Post's Comic Riffs asked some of the participating cartoonists whether this high-octane election has been more boon or bust as comics fodder.
"It has been so much fun for me," the Augusta Chronicle's Rick McKee says. "I fear I'm going to miss Trump."