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Cartoons: Polls, wars and economic woes and angry cartoonists

Getting their messages out: Polls, wars and economic woes notwithstanding, it's official. Barack H. Obama wants to be the Democratic standard-bearer. (All stand for "Hail to the Chief," please.) But Tom Toles can't stand the president's inconsistencies. After some budget grandstanding, the family values clan gets a substandard portrait from Clay Bennett. And Matt Bors wants no misunderstanding about our standing obligations to Mideast rebels. Outstanding efforts all.

-- Joel Pett


Editorial cartoon by Clay Bennett / Chattanooga Times Free Press


Editorial cartoon by Matt Bors / United Media


Editorial cartoon by Tom Toles / The Washington Post


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


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darleen click

Clay Bennett should demonstrate what Leftist family values are ... EVERYone is poor (expect for the Big Government politicians)

Leftists are not interested in creating wealth, just redistributing it.

But hey, I guess Bennett would rather be a palace lackey then a promoter of liberty.

Jim H

Shouldn't both parents should be well dressed? (Since the preferred approach seems to be that we just keep running up the national debt and let our children figure out how to pay it off.)


@ darleen click

Relax, they took shot's at both sides.. Don't get mad at the only one you don't agree with.. be objective. They're all funny

Oh yeah, college level Macroeconomics is a fun course, check it out sometime!


very good and true

George Builder

Speaking of budget cuts and the economy...........in order to qualify for low income-subsidized housing.......is it a requirement that the applicant be a US citizen?


@George Builder -

Obviously not. Obama's aunt lived in assisted housing for years (and still may?).



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