When the general resigned back in November, I thought of drawing him as a polished brass figure with a big tarnished forehead, but never got around to it. Now, following his public apology (link), here it is. I have no opinion on his proper place in history although there obviously are at lot of positives. I do have strong negative opinions about those black-or-white people who shout out what we should think. Like pre-affair shouts anointing him as the next Grant, Patton and Eisenhower all rolled into one. Now, there are the post-affair howls from the “General BetrayUs” folks telling us they knew all along that he was a two-faced blankity-blank-blank.
I was watching a news clip of Grover Norquist expounding his views and wondering how this non-elected, not particularly articulate person could intimidate essentially every elected Republican in congress into signing a pledge to never, ever raise taxes even if the future of the country depends on it. Continue reading
This is a takeoff on the white men billed in the early part of the 1900’s as “Great White Hopes” sent to knockout heavyweight champ Jack Johnson who was black and hated by some white boxing fans. The faces are drawn in a primitive Cubism style. One by one, the leading white Republican candidates are shot at the pensive President Obama, who floats above them (so far).