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Cartoons: Presidential history lessons

March 4, 2011 |  3:30 pm

There we go again. Cartoonists love to represent the present through presidents pasts. Chip Bok, breaking with the liberal AFL-CIA (Amalgamated Federation of Lithographers, Cartoonists, Illustrators and Animators) quotes FDR against AFSCME. Tony Auth harks back to a Union icon (stovepipe-hat-fitters?), linking Lincoln to civil unions. Finally, I penned a more recent threesome of executive members of the Order of Blame Avoidance Managers of America.

-- Joel Pett

Editorial cartoon by Chip Bok / creators.com

Editorial cartoon by Tony Auth / Philadelphia Inquirer

Editorial cartoon by Joel Pett / Lexington Herald-Leader


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Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at the Lexington Herald-Leader in Kentucky. His work also appears in USA Today.

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