With the Olympics kicking off in troubled, Zika-bearing-mosquito-infested waters, American editorial cartoonists are having their own relay.
We begin with the editorial cartoonist of the Arizona Republic:
Steve Benson: Spray to play at the Rio de Mosquito Olympics
The artist of the Tulsa World takes a somewhat similar approach, adding in those toxic waters where Olympic rowing and other non-swimming water events will occur:
Bruce Plante: New Olympic Uniforms
From the Minneapolis Star Tribune, another twofer:
Steve Sack: Olympic perils
The Lexington Herald-Leader’s cartoonist adds the invariable third factor, with Gold going for the gold:
Joel Pett: And the winner is. . .
Mike Luckovich: Torch bearer