[Ads-l] missing cartoon

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 11 14:57:50 EST 2018


Below is a link to a cartoon drawn by Paul Noth. Here is the caption:
"But what if a tyrant comes to power and no one's able to stop him
because the whole thing's kind of funny?"
https://fineartamerica.com/featured/but-what-if-a-tyrant-comes-to-power-and-no-ones-paul-noth.html

Bonus drawing of founding fathers by Christopher Weyant:
"Are you sure everyone will know we're being ironic?"
https://fineartamerica.com/featured/four-founding-fathers-discuss-the-writing-christopher-weyant.html
On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 2:41 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I was searching for a New Yorker carton that I could nominate retroactively
> as the 2016 QOTY.
>
> But it's nowhere. The New Yorker Archives won't find it. Google won't find
> it. I believe it was in the issue in which *all* the cartoons related to a
> certain candidate.
>
> OK, it's the Founding Fathers, right?  And they're sitting around the table
> with the Constitution. And John Adams or somebody asks Jefferson,
>
> "But what if some day a madman takes over, and nobody can do anything [or
> maybe "stop him"] , because it's all kind of funny?"
>
> Can any one find the precise caption?
>
> I don't know the name of the artist, who should get a Pulitzer
> retroactively.
>
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>
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