In 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act. When a Bush tells you he’s going to “help” you vote – look out!
The result: in the 2004 presidential election, over three million votes – 3,006,080 – were cast
and not counted. Like, what the !@#!?
That’s from the official data from an agency created by George Bush called the “Elections Assistance Commission.” When a Bush tells you he’s going to “assist” our elections… (well, you
After viewing this collection of Jaffee’s fold-ins in Mad Magazine, I think he definitely helped mold my earliest political thinking. I remember the harsh ones shown here from the Vietnam war years. From month to month you never knew if you’d get a silly celebrity joke or hard political commentary, until you actually folded the page, or had fun trying to join the left and right panels in your head. The New York Times has an interactive web version of a bunch of Jaffee’s illustrations which mimics nicely the paper folding reveal of the punch-line (drag with your mouse).
“TV Funhouse” cartoon from Robert Smigel, shown once on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
From Nick Anderson, the Houston Chronicle’s editorial cartoonist.
Featuring the music of Lawrence Lipbone Redding.