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Gary Trudeau may have a Pulitzer Prize and a now-discontinued Ben & Jerry’s flavor to show for his decades’ worth of editorial comics, but old-school cartoonist Herbert Block has four—count ’em, four—Pulitzers to keep his two National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Awards, Reuben Award, and Gold Key Award company. (How’s that taste, Doonesberry Sorbet?) Since his death in 2001, Block—the man who popularized the term “McCarthyism” and who’s better-known as Herblock—has had his work featured in multiple exhibits at the Library of Congress, the latest of which is “Enduring Outrage: Editorial Cartoons by Herblock.” Comprising mainly election-related works from 1946 to 1998, “Enduring Outrage” highlights Herblock’s humorous criticisms of both Republican and Democratic administrations. In addition to the 40 original drawings on display, the exhibition also features the LOC’s debut of rough sketches by the artist. Check the cafeteria for “Pinko Pecan Commie Cobbler” while the exhibition is on view from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building Southwest Gallery, 10 First St. SE. Free. (202) 707-4604. (Kim Rinehimer)