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How Anti-Semitic Soviet Propaganda Informs Contemporary Left Anti-Zionism in Cartoons

The April cartoon that appeared in the New York Times International Edition continues to elicit response and conversation. What makes more sense is the possibility that the cartoon made it into print because the paper’s staff—whether singular or plural—saw it as “a political issue and not religious,”… Yet the conventional wisdom on the left that […]

Posted on: Jun 7, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Opinion, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on How Anti-Semitic Soviet Propaganda Informs Contemporary Left Anti-Zionism in Cartoons

Not Your Ordinary Political Cartoon

From Denverite: It’s a stretch to call the cartoon mailed to Denver voters this month a comic strip because it’s not exactly funny and it’s also sort of confusing. The clip-arty mailer paints a world in which feline lobbyists — fat cats — get cozy with a human mayor in Colorado. Presumably the cartoon politician […]

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on Not Your Ordinary Political Cartoon

Stephen Colbert on George W. Bush’s paintings: ‘faces are hard’

Of the former president George W. Bush’s paintings that were made public by a hacker, Stephen Colbert [makes this great one-liner critique: “That is a bold, artistic vision that says ‘faces are hard.’](http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/02/colbert-george-bush-paintings.php?ref=fpnewsfeed)” The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Maybe Bush should have taken up cartooning.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013,  Section: Politics, Comments: 6 Comments

Feds wants Shepard Fairey to serve time

Shepard Fairey, the artist who gained notoriety for creating the infamous Barack Obama ?Hope? poster using an image from the Associated Press has been convicted of ?destroying and fabricating documents? in a civil lawsuit. According to The Smoking Gun, federal prosecutors want to make an example out of him and have filed a memorandum with […]

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012,  Section: Politics, Comments: 4 Comments

Political ideologies take over the Sunday comics

The Boston Globe has posted parody comics strips from a Tea Party perspective. The nine comics were drawn/modified by Joe Smith. The article suggests others will run this Sunday. Parodied strips include: Peanuts (aka ‘Teanuts’), BC (‘BP’), Cathy (‘Wrathy’), Ziggy (‘Zig Zaggy’), Dennis the Menace (‘Dennis the IRS Menace’), Garfield (‘Garfailed’), Nancy (‘Nancy Pelosi’), and […]

Posted on: Sep 24, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Politics, Comments: 17 Comments

Reid calls GOP of Charlie Brown government

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling Senate Republicans as practicing “Charlie Brown theory of government” for delaying many of the Democratic legislative priorities. He reportedly said, “I’ve been terribly disappointed by the Charlie Brown theory of government around here” during a press conference on the state aid bill. According to The Hill, a GOP […]

Posted on: Aug 9, 2010,  Section: Comic history, Politics, Comments: 10 Comments