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US election: Cartoonists have fun with presidential candidates

26 October 2012 Last updated at 01:26 BST

From big bird to big tax cuts, the US presidential race has generated a wealth of commentary, criticisms and caricatures.

None more so than from the nation's newspaper cartoonists. Two of them are the Salt Lake Tribune's Patrick Bagley and Nick Anderson of the Houston Chronicle.

They have been busy sketching President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the 2012 campaign, and sat down with us for a lesson on lampooning.