Graphic Representation: Awful choices 2016


Plus a bonus poem.

We begin today’s editorial cartoon compendium with the grpahic artists of the Columbus Dispatch:

Nate Beeler: The final countdown

BLOG Elex Boom

From the Arizona Republic:

Steve Benson: The real ISIS founder

BLOG Elex Benson
And from the Indianapolis Star, political pragmatism:

Gary Varvel: Gov. Pence’s future plans

BLOG Elex Varvel

Next up, the the Sacramento Bee:

Jack Ohman: Clinton campaign strategy…

BLOG Elex Ohman
And another take of Clinton’s strategizing from the Tulsa World:

Bruce Plante: Hillary’s trustworthiness

BLOG Elex Plante

Finally, from an illustrious syndicated cartoonist:

Jeff Danziger: Ozymandia Trump

Trump Ozymandias

The reference is to this 1818 poem by the immortal Percy Bysshe Shelley, learned by every 10th grader back when esnl was a pup:

Ozymandias

I met a traveller from an antique land,
Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
And on the pedestal, these words appear:
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”

UPDATE: One more, this one from the Independent:

Dave Brown: The hair apparent:

BLOG Brown

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