June political cartoons on Obama, Helen Thomas, soccer and oil spill.

June political cartoons on Obama, Helen Thomas, soccer and oil spill.
It’s a beautiful new week for cartoons! This roundup for the LA Times is for cartoons published the second week of June, 2010. Since I’m editor here, I shan’t go into my personal  stuff – like my car accident, dealing with 2 insurance companies, aftereffects of the accident, a new problem in the car, which ...

Obama, pedophile priests, political Cartoons for April, 2010.

Obama, pedophile priests, political Cartoons for April, 2010.
It’s Sunday, so it must be time for the Los Angeles Times Choice Awards! For editorial cartoons, that is! I had to wade through a lot of elephants saying no to Obama (for Supreme Court nominees), and a lot of  Tea Party ridiculers, and of course Sarah Palin haters, before I found these gems. (I ...

Op-Ed cartoons for the LA Times, April, 2010.

Op-Ed cartoons for the LA Times, April, 2010.
It’s Sunday, and time to choose the best cartoons for the LA Times Opinion section! This time, I’ve gone to the well of Political Cartoons, too, known as Cagle Cartoons, owned by Daryl Cagle, a fine cartoonist himself. As happened last week, as I start going through the week’s cartoons I always start thinking – ...

Does North Korea have a target painted on our face?

Does North Korea have a target painted on our face?
I think I just wanted to draw my first nuclear bomb. I don’t know why, but when I saw how seriously the news was taking reports of Kim Jong Il setting off nuclear bomb tests, it made me kind of giddy, like laughing in church. Perhaps I am a bad person (but not saying I’m ...