Friday Funnies

The Obama stimulus

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    That cartoon is racist.

  • Reinmoose||

    This cartoon would have been better if the jockey was a giant ape

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    I don't get it. Why is a cop wearing a sweater that says "Stimulus?"

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    You guys just had to go and call out Friday Funnies' name 3 times in the other threads, didn't you?

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    The pig should be whistling.

  • Pink Cosmotarian||

    "Raaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaacist!"

  • ed||

    Above average!

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    GODDAMNIT!

    I thought we were going to be spared the horror of a Friday Funny this week.

    Thanks for nothing Reason >:(

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    It's funny. Funny, I tells ya.

  • kilroy||

    That's obviously a donkey and a partisan reference to breaking the back of the republicans.

  • Kolohe||

    The jockey is supposed to be on the white house lawn, right?

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    It would only be racist if Obama were saying, "Yo, get yo muthafuckin' ass movin' befose I puts a cap in yo ass, mufuckin' ho'se."

  • Kinder||

    "That cartoon is racist."

    Only because he's depicted as shufflin'.

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    This cartoon would have been better if the jockey was a giant ape

    Charlie: Man, these guys are crazy. I can't believe they bought all my pills.

    Buster: Ah, you know what they say: nobody parties like a jockey!

    Charlie: I was not familiar with that expression, Buster. I didn't even know you guys could talk.

  • waldo||

    I guess it is making fun of the republicans, no where near as Funny as it could be

  • ed||

    Damn, that monkey has some big ears.

  • ed||

    It would have been funnier if the Pres were using a teleprompter.

  • Reinmoose||

    Warren -
    they did it just to spite you
    Next up - a Steve Chapman post

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    I haven't looked yet, but there'd better not be a monkey in this cartoon.

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    "I haven't looked yet, but there'd better not be a monkey in this cartoon."

    It's worse. There's an actual black man.

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    A jockey? A lawn jockey on a mule (see 40 acres and)? You couldn't get watermelon and a Cadillac in there as well?

    Hate cartoon!!!

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    A PIG ON A HORSE?

    The secret subtext of this cartoon is a slur on the valiant heroes of the RCMP. This will cause an international incident.

  • Goober||

    "A PIG ON A HORSE?"

    There better not be any penetration.

  • OO===D||

    "There better not be any penetration."

    Glandist.

  • Scott Stantis||

    I've seen more creativity from 4-year-olds in fingerpainting class...

    ... and I'm the author/illustrator of this dreck! :-p

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    J Sub D beat me to it. Since Obama claims that the bill is his and the bill in this case is portrayed as a jockey, the whole thing is just a racist dog wistle. Haven't you people ever heard lawn jockeys? Why don't you people take this around to some real black people and see if they think it is so funny.

  • Dan\'s Mother||

    "... and I'm the author/illustrator of this dreck! :-p"

    Courage, Scott. Courage.

  • RayRay||

    "Why don't you people take this around to some real black people and see if they think it is so funny."

    YOU PEOPLE???

  • Cracker||

    "Why don't you people take this around to some real black people and see if they think it is so funny."

    Because Eric Holder said I can't. See, his junk's way bigger than mine.

  • Rhetorical||

    Are the Friday Funnies a lot like what a period feels like?

    It comes on a regular schedule, can sometime be excruciating, you dread it as the days count down and it gets closer and closer... and then you finally get it, and it's strangely reliving that the tension has been broken. You only have to deal with the messy by-products and you can forget about it for a while.

  • Xeones||

    Rhetorical's comment wins, and should probably be included as a disclaimer in all future Friday Funnies.

  • David Paterson||

    "Why don't you people take this around to some real black people and see if they think it is so funny."

    I didn't see a problem with it.

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    Also, look at the ears on Obama. That looks suspiciously chimp like to me. How many racist dog whistles can you put into one cartoon anyway?

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    John, "you people" need to grow some thicker skin. If not, you're gonna start sounding like Muslims pretty soon. I laugh at 'honky' jokes all the time. If you can't laugh at yourself, you're in for a rough life. Plus, it would solve a lot of the racism issues around here.

    David Patterson, thank you.

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    Dog whistles can be racist?

  • Mike M.||

    How are you enjoying your change so far, my fellow American comrades?

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    Dog whistles can be racist?

    Yes, if only guilty white dogs can hear them.

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    Epi,
    Since humans can't hear dog whistles, how do we know it doesn't make a racist sound? Hmmm?

  • Mad Max||

    Sarcasm is close to being the default attitude here, but there are still some folks who don't recognize it. Not that I blame them, since sarcasm is hard to convey in cold type.

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    Mad Max, that's because most people forget to have their sarcasmometers recalibrated at regular intervals.

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    B- (best in months) recommend topic other than the stimulus for next week. I think this might be the fifth in a row...

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    Silentz,

    I agree and forgive my sarcasm not being more apparent. Sadly, my trolling is not really trolling since I have no doubt plenty of people actually think that way. Indeed, you had no problem believing I was serious. Sad really sad.

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    Sorry John, my sarcasm meter appears to be broken today. And there are just enough people around here that would actually think that way that it's hard to tell sometimes...

    I'll put you on the list of "sarcastic, snarky" contributors.

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    I'll put you on the list of "sarcastic, snarky" contributors.

    Seems like it would be easier to keep a list of non-snarky contributors.

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    Seems like it would be easier to keep a list of non-snarky contributors.

    That's it, you go on the list.

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    That's it, you go on the list.

    Which one?

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    All of them. Except the one you're on.

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    From this cartoon, it is obvious that a 200lb Chimp would beat a fast zombie.

    I mean some of you purists will say that real zombies only attack humans (that is how they got the dog to deliver the lunch to the guy with the gun store).

    But even if zombies did attack humans, a chimp would beat one.

    A veloceraptor would beat a chimp though, I think.

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    Kwais,

    It is the zombie gorillas that are the real threat. On zombie silverback beats two veloeraptors any day.

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    Except the one you're on.

    So he's not on the Super Awesome Cool Guy Genius list. That's a shame.

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    That's not the list SF. It's the lists we all keep, not the one your mom keeps on the refrigerator.

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    I mean some of you purists will say that real zombies only attack humans

    Slow zombies attack humans, fast zombies attack everything.

    A veloceraptor would beat a chimp though, I think.

    Two working in concert could beat a chimp.

    It is the zombie gorillas that are the real threat.

    No, the true threat is the zombie werewolf vampire ninja. I barely got away from one of those once. I killed it with a silver katama fired out of a sawed-off shotgun with shuriken stuffed in for good measure.

  • Kolohe||

    zombie mothra vs Ditka ?

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    Joke's on you, Silentz. My mom hates me.

  • Jennifer||

    I personally could not feel any more stimulated if I put on a wet bathing suit and threw myself onto an electric fence.

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    I personally could not feel any more stimulated if I put on a wet bathing suit

    Post pictures. We'll get stimulated.

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    Joke's on you, Silentz. My mom hates me.

    That's the list.

    zombie mothra vs Ditka ?

    Mike Ditka?

  • OO===D||

    "I personally could not feel any more stimulated if I put on a wet bathing suit and threw myself onto an electric fence."

    Guess again, sweetie!

  • Warty||

    Jennifer, you should get a Hitachi Magic Wand. Even zombies love 'em.

  • Naga Sadow||

    No, no, no!!! Slow zombies attack everything except plants. Fast zombies attack only humans. Refer to Dawn of the Dead remake and Max Brooks' novels.

    Epi,

    I believe it's an old SNL gig line.

  • Naga Sadow||

    Da Bears!

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    Yeah, because sarcasm is so hard to detect...

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    But the zombie threat is real...

    Government tapes have been leaked and formatted as "movies." Why do you think the acting is always so terrible? They're actually training videos!

    My source: I know an aide who works for Crazy eyed Pelosi.

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    No, no, no!!! Slow zombies attack everything except plants. Fast zombies attack only humans. Refer to Dawn of the Dead remake and Max Brooks' novels.

    Quoted for truth.


    Jen,
    people were just missing you on the other thread. So nice of you to show

  • Why so serious||

    bigbigslacker?

  • d||

    Post pictures. We'll get stimulated.

    I think a couple of people got stimulated by the mere description.

  • Naga Sadow||

    d,

    I think it was the name of her blog. Feral genius. Thats Hot!

  • Preston||

    The pig should say:

    "My wife is a slut."

  • Jennifer||

    people were just missing you on the other thread. So nice of you to show

    Which thread is that? I'm not supposed to be here at all; I'm procrastinating from actual workish-related tasks.

  • Mad Max||

    bigbigslacker,

    What do you mean? Detecting sarcasm is *easy!*

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    Which thread is that?

    The one about the chimp that got shot, and now can't write anymore stimulus packages.

    There is like a million posts there though, so if you are trying to work, you might want to skip it. And most of the posts are about joe quitting H&R.

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    Scot Stantis quoted here on Cartoonists treading lightly about representations of POTUS.

    And Jen, don't plan on working for the rest of the day if you go through that entire other thread.

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    Yeah, because that solves this sensitive matter.

    David, are you being sarcastic?

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    Maybe David's a Lenny Bruce fan.

  • Richard Stands||

    This cartoon is obviously horse-racist.

  • Jennifer||

    And Jen, don't plan on working for the rest of the day if you go through that entire other thread.

    I skimmed through it out of some masochistic tendency. Sounds like a non-issue. The chimp got shot in a suburb of New York, and it's been all over the papers in Connecticut too, and the whole "racist" issue strikes me as a non-sequitur. The first thought I had when seeing the cartoon was the "million monkeys writing Hamlet" comment.

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    thank

  • LifeStrategies||

    absolutely brilliant!

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