Monday, March 30, 2015

Cruz'n For A Losin' ?

C.(rackpot) Cruz is the focus of today's 'toon that appears on Mondays in this blog. The dude was a super-wonk at both Princeton and Harvard Law. C. Cruz has a fatal flaw: Canadian birth. Black's Law Dictionary (9th Edition) defines "Natural Born Citizen" as "A person born within the jurisdiction of a national government." Rafael Edward (C.) Cruz was born in Canada's Alberta Province where Cruz's father operated a Calgary-based seismic-data processing firm for oil drillers. In this blogger's humble opinion, C. Cruz is an unnatural-born citizen of the United States. If this is (fair & balanced) pronouncement, so be it.

[x This Modern World]
Ted Cruz's Path To The White House
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 weblog, 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.]

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