Monday, August 24, 2015

'Tain't Funny, Dumbos

Welcome to this blog's funny paper section, girls and boys. Today, Tom Tomorrow mocks the DumboTeabagger denial of reality as the loons cannot even say Climate.Change, let alone human culpability in the disaster that awaits. A faithful reader Up North sent along a link to a video clip about recent glacial activity in western Greenland thanks to climate change and global warming.

[x YouTube/ExposureLabs Channel]
"Chasing Ice" (2008)
By Adam LeWinter and Jeff Orlowski

In the last panel of today's 'toon, the best that a pair of corpulent Dumbos can offer is a mocking comment about former VPOTUS Al Gore's weight gain. Ha.Ha. If this is (fair & balanced) stupidity, so be it.

[x This Modern World]
The Proven Thing
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)

Tom Tomorrow/Dan Perkins

[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Daily Kos. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly. Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002. When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political blog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. Even more recently, Dan Perkins was a runner-up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.]

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