My problems [as Governor of Arkansas] were aggravated by my own lack of experience and my youth. I looked even younger than my thirty-two years [in 1979, his first year in office]. When I became attorney general, George Fisher, the talented cartoonist for the Arkansas Gazette, drew me in a baby carriage. When I became governor he promoted me to a tricycle. It wasn't until I became President that he took me off the tricycle and put me in a pickup truck. And he was a supporter.
[Among Fisher's most famous cartoons was a drawing of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus addressing a session of the Arkansas legislature where everyone present, even the mice and statues, had the face of Orval Faubus.]