Monday, November 16, 2015

The Ho-Hum Reaction To Paris, November 13, 2105

The world came undone in France on Friday last with the horrific, coordinated terror attacks on four different Paris locations with 132 dead and and 349 wounded by the gunfire. And — unsurprisingly — the right-wing media bloviators and the nattering nabobs of negativism purusing the Dumbo presidential nomination spouted nonstop nonsense. Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) captures all of the lunacy in today's 'toon. If this is (fair & balanced) yada yada yada, so be it.

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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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