Some cartoons about social inequality are timeless

Michael Cavna writes about the cartoon that the Occupy Wall Street ran in their own newspaper.

As The Post’s Elizabeth Flock has noted, Freedom Plaza’s Occupy D.C. protestors on Tuesday published their own “official” newspaper, titled The Occupied Washington Post . (No affiliation to our humble news outlet up the street, natch.) And on Page-6 of the Occupied paper is a vintage-looking image signed “A.R.”

In the single-panel cartoon, we see a wealthy couple passing a uniformed panhandler on the sidewalk; the wife says to her husband: “Give him a nickel, sweetheart. After all, you made a couple of million on the war.”