3 Arguments for the Censoring of Op-ed Cartoons Only Because They Are Terrible So Often.


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  1. Tim Burton is an editorial cartoonist?

  2. Someone, somewhere, was incredibly, sickeningly aroused by that last one.

    1. I’m sure Shreeeek and Tony were.

    2. I am enraged at the slander against my character that occurs when you people think I’m not here to defend myself!

      1. I thought he was talking about our long-lost “friend” MNG. I do kind of miss him.

        1. I don’t. He was getting increasingly worse over time.

    3. my classmate’s step-sister makes $80/hr on the laptop. She has been out of a job for nine months but last month her paycheck was $13897 just working on the laptop for a few hours. Go to this web site and read more….. http://www.CNN13.Com

  3. The weeping op-ed cartoon is the absolute worst. Here in San Diego, we have an op-ed cartoonist (Steve Breen is his name, I believe), who does one of these “Statue of Liberty weeping over latest fallen hero” cartoons every time someone famous dies. It’s almost like these cartoonists consider it some type of vacation when there’s a notable death. “Someone died? Great. I’m going to just do a standard weepy cartoon and call it a day at 10:00 a.m. No need to think of anything witty.”

    1. I don’t why he didn’t include Kelly.

    2. What’d he do for James Gandolfini?

  4. What’s wrong with the third one? Sure seems accurate to me.

    1. That’s pretty much what I was thinking. Perhaps it’s in poor taste, but good taste is overrated.

      1. Destroying our freedoms and economy seems a bit in poor taste to me. Much poorer taste than this cartoon.

    2. Well, for one thing, the incident that inspired it had a fratboy trying to launch a bottle rocket out of his rectum.

      1. Artistic license!

        I’d have made it a drone, rather than a firework, but that’s a quibble.

      2. Anyway, it was FUNNY!

    3. Instead of Obama lighting the Obamacare rocket, it should have been Obama lighting a rocket labeled “NSA, DOJ, IRS, BATFE, DHS, TSA, etc.”

    4. Beat me to it. It’s how I feel.

    5. I would guess that it’s homophobic? At least from a cosmotarian point of view.

  5. 3 Arguments for the Censoring of Op-ed Cartoons Only Because They Are Terrible So Often.

    Bok, Payne, and what’s the third?

    1. Let us enumerate the pros instead:
      1. Bloom County
      2. ?

    2. Yeah, I had to check to make sure I was on Reason and it wasn’t April 1st.

      I realize that Ted Rall has been retired from consideration for worst cartoonist ever so I would like to submit Mike Luckovich as the only argument you need for censoring Op-Ed cartoons.

      Why this cartoon in particular? The 5/26 cartoon is the latest in which Obama is depicted (and not even in a critical manner) by the cartoonist who averred in a 2008 year-in-review interview that he was not a liberal, did not actually hate Bush, and that he would continue criticizing Obama just as he did Bush with his at-least-twice-per-week cartoons mocking that jug-eared chimpanzee. While Luckovich has done cartoons on the various scandals going on since 5/26, they are depicted as fabrications by Fox News or the GOP or as a criticism of Uncle Sam or a government agency, not as anything to do with Obama personally. Yep, no bias there.

      1. Yeah, Luckovich has been a complete jackass for a long time now.

  6. 3 Arguments for the Censoring of Op-ed Cartoons Only Because They Are Terrible So Often.

    I’m guessing Gillespie has fridays off.

  7. Destroying our freedoms and economy seems a bit in poor taste to me.

    We had to destroy the country to save the nomenklatura.

  8. Pretty sure we’ll soon get an image of Kerry on a Nile riverboat:
    “State Department admits Kerry was on yacht day of Egypt coup”
    First, the claim was:
    “Since his plane touched down in Washington at 4 am, Secretary Kerry was working all day and on the phone dealing with the crisis in Egypt,” Psaki said. “He participated in the White House meeting with the President by secure phone and was and is in non-stop contact with foreign leaders, and his senior team in Washington and Cairo.”

    And then the photos showed up.
    The comments nearly all focus on that damn strawman that ‘he can work from home’, ignoring the lies told by our oh, so transparent government!

      1. Those goddamned lying Swiftboaters!

    1. If only he had been clearing brush.

      1. Tony| 7.5.13 @ 5:11PM |#
        “If only he had been clearing brush.”

        If only the court of Obozo weren’t filled with lying assholes.

  9. When you publish Chip Bok, you may not complain about bad editorial cartoons.

  10. Dude makes a LOT of sense man, Wow.


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