Jun 24, 2011

It Seemed That the Land Would Be Torn by War

Steve Kelley, 6/23/11:
Obama is the young farmhand Wart, of seemingly humble birth [1] and skills [2] and no power [3], but if he can pull the magical sword Polls from the stone of Economy, then he will be acclaimed as rightful King of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Notice, also, how deeply cynical this cartoon is: Obama isn't trying to grasp Prosperity, or Peace, or even Slight Bump in the Housing Market, but simply the illusion of popularity.

[1] Insert birth certificate joke here.

[2] Insert teleprompter joke here.

[3] Wry commentary on the rabidly Republican House here.

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