April 21, 2003


EDITORIAL CARTOON: Hannibal? (Jim Borgman, Cincinnati Enquirer)
Posted by Orrin Judd at April 21, 2003 1:51 PM

Blood libel? Isn't that a little overwrought?

Posted by: Harry Eagar at April 21, 2003 3:59 PM

The understanding, as reflected in the cartoon, is that the Jews stay behind (note that Wolfie isn't there with them?) and expend the blood of others for their own arcane purposes.

Posted by: oj at April 21, 2003 4:52 PM

Also - isn't a little un-p.c. to suggest that a black woman doesn't know how to read a map?

Posted by: Foos at April 21, 2003 4:58 PM

Jim Borgman's talented work reminds me a lot of the late, great, cartoonist of the Chi Tribune, Jeff MacNelly.

Posted by: John J. Coupal at April 21, 2003 5:43 PM

High praise indeed...

Posted by: oj at April 21, 2003 6:25 PM

Gorby: "And anyway, we don't think such a crazy thing could ever work....

You got a light?

Ronnie: "Sure."

Ronnie presses a remote control, BZZZT. (Laser from a satellite lights ciggy.)

Ronnie: "This star wars stuff drives him nuts."

One of my most fav McNelly's.

Posted by: Sandy P. at April 22, 2003 2:48 AM