One year into "the noble experiment", cartoonist Rollin Kirby (1875 - 1952) penned this editorial gag which clearly indicated that the nation was being lorded-over by a bunch of prudes.
In the August, 1932, issue of VANITY FAIR MAGAZINE the Conde Nast editors sang high praise for Rollin Kirby while writing their 'Hall of Fame' nomination:
"Because he is considered the finest political cartoonist in America; because he has thrice won the Pulitzer Prize; because he was once a successful magazine illustrator; because he invented the high-hatted Prohibition figure..."
1920s Prohibition created a criminal climate
that appealed to more women than you ever might have suspected...