[Ads-l] missing cartoon

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 11 15:10:59 EST 2018


Great work, Garson! That's the one!

JL

On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 2:58 PM ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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