[Ads-l] missing cartoon

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 11 19:57:50 UTC 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?"

Bonus drawing of founding fathers by Christopher Weyant:
"Are you sure everyone will know we're being ironic?"
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
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> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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