Newspaper Cartoon of Trump Wearing Swastika Draws Heavy Fire

July 7th, 2020 11:24 AM

During a time when the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is being used as a defense of rioting and looting from one side of the nation to the other, one cartoon has set off fireworks in both Florida and the Washington Post. Even though the image would usually draw praise from the Post, the leadership of the weekly newspaper in Key Biscayne, Florida, has chosen to stand…

Wash Post: ‘Doonesbury’ Cartoonist Trudeau Hails Media ‘Golden Age’

Culture
September 20th, 2018 11:14 AM
If you’re a Trump hater, you never have to look very hard for media that confirm your disdain. So why on earth would The Washington Post culture writer Michael Cavna interview forgotten-but-not-gone Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau? Nostalgia for ironic liberal commentary on the Iran-Contra affair?

Time Magazine 'Madly' Botches White House-Russia Parody Cover

May 20th, 2017 2:38 PM
Time Magazine's May 29 cover features a purported parody of the U.S. White House turning red and well towards being transformed into what the illustrator believes is "the Kremlin." This is supposed to show just how creative and conscientious these folks are. What it really shows is the opposite.

'Doonesbury' Creator: Bleah, Mocking Hillary 'Feels Like Homework'

August 30th, 2016 11:36 PM
The Washington Post interviewed Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau for Tuesday's Style section and highlighted how he said if Trump wins, "I'll miss civilization as we know it." But Trudeau's take on mocking Hillary Clinton offered a potential summary of the media's feeling about this campaign. When asked what he as a satirist found interesting and worth mocking, he said…

Bowing to Lewis Black, WashPost Puts His Socialism In The 'Mainstream

September 22nd, 2012 10:58 PM
The Washington Post wants us to know that socialism is the Mainstream. Sunday’s Post Magazine toasts left-wing comedian Lewis Black: “We live in troubled times, he bellows to the packed house. You want proof? America’s reigning Angry Comic then delivers the koan of a kicker: Because I, Lewis Black, am now mainstream!” [Emphasis theirs.] Many paragraphs later, reporter…

Right Wing Spiked: WashPost Touts Comic Artists Speaking Out for 'Yout

May 27th, 2012 7:42 AM
On the front page of Saturday’s Style section, Washington Post writer Michael Cavna touted the new “relevance” of promoting homosexuality in comic books and strips now that President Obama has un-closeted his long-obvious support for gay marriage. Guess who wasn’t relevant: conservatives who thought it was a bad idea. The headline was "Comics' gay couples…