Category Archives: Elections and politics

Cartoon: Democrats React To A Crisis

If you like these cartoons, help me make more. A $1 sponsorship really matters. After Justice Kennedy announced his retirement – within an hour – my twitter feed spat forth, again and again, Bernie fans blaming the loss of the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Long? aka Trump Card

If you can spare it, please support these cartoons at Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. I hope you find this cartoon funny. It’s definitely me holding a mirror up to myself; I’m genuinely started by the amount of bitterness … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Medicare For All Is Idealistic But Unrealistic

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. TRANSCRIPT This cartoon has nine panels. Panel 1 A woman in a business casual outfit – she’s a politician – is speaking directly to … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Democratic Coalition

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Cartoon: The Only Way Democrats Can Win

If you enjoy these cartoons, please help me make more at Patreon. Even a $1 pledge makes a difference for me. I think this comic pretty much explains itself. :-) I’m happy with the art, especially with the two female … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Who’s A Good Voter?

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Trump is in some ways more awful than the typical Republican politician – more crass, more ignorant, more dangerously impulsive. But a lot of his awfulness is just what we’ve … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Hunt For Voter Fraud

Read the comic on Fusion! TRANSCRIPT OF COMIC Panel 1 A rather cliched-looking hunter, a white man wearing a thick vest with many pockets and a plaid cap with earflaps, is creeping through a woodsy area, holding a rifle and … Continue reading

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Cartoon: On The Creation of the Electoral College

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The Electoral College Was Created To Protect Slavery

The common belief that the electoral college was created to protect the interests of smaller states is a myth. Historian Paul Finkelman writes (pdf link): The implication of Hardaway’s argument is that the electoral college was created to placate the … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Two Party System

In my youth, I was very tempted by third parties. Not so much nowadays. But this cartoon isn’t about that; it’s about the ridiculous choice between two major parties, one of which is a bit technocratic and complacent, the other … Continue reading

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