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Printer70 Donating Member (990 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-10-06 07:40 PM
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12. Sorry, Tasteless
I usually enjoy political cartoons; they can often make a point more powerfully than words ever could. In the first cartoon, mocking Bush I's expression of caring for his son is.....just harsh. I wouldn't want anyone to mock me for doing the same thing. It exposed him as being somewhat human, to me. And if you do mock that, it deters it from happening; not that everyone should cry at such moments, but it reinforces the old notion that men should not show emotion. As far as Jeb's losing the election, to you or I, it seems trivial; but we don't know what happened behind the scenes or in the aftermath that might have been poignant. I know after a failure of a company I was involved in, I fell into a depression. Its easy for people to say- "Well, what's the big deal? You can start another one." or "You tried to make it rich and failed- poor you". But the fallout from that experience was very real, but I can see how some people wouldn't sympathize with it.
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  -Danziger TOONs on Poppy Bush's Crying and "the War President" n2doc  Dec-10-06 05:30 PM   #0 
  - That top one is great.  XanaDUer   Dec-10-06 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Pure Genius  MannyGoldstein   Dec-10-06 05:35 PM   #2 
  - Danziger is great!  latebloomer   Dec-10-06 05:36 PM   #3 
  - One of the best. A little on the dark side sometimes, but then it's justified. n/t  Straight Shooter   Dec-10-06 06:38 PM   #9 
  - PERFECT! Cartoon should be required reading here . . .  Bluebear   Dec-10-06 05:40 PM   #4 
  - K&R  alfredo   Dec-10-06 05:47 PM   #5 
  - Funny toon. The only thing that would have made Poppy's crying jag  valerief   Dec-10-06 06:02 PM   #6 
  - LOL! n/t  n2doc   Dec-10-06 06:42 PM   #11 
  - YouTube video, for those who missed this revolting display:  Bluebear   Dec-10-06 06:05 PM   #7 
  - And if you want video of something more revolting...  Generic Brad   Dec-10-06 08:11 PM   #17 
  - I did miss it and I kept searching on YouTube for Bush and Cry or...  Poll_Blind   Dec-11-06 02:28 AM   #21 
  - It took me a moment to get the second. Good tactic. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-10-06 06:09 PM   #8 
  - That top one is freaking genius! I love it! n/t  Nickster   Dec-10-06 06:39 PM   #10 
  - Sorry, Tasteless  Printer70   Dec-10-06 07:40 PM   #12 
  - Sorry, I don't believe he was "crying" for Jeb.  Bluebear   Dec-10-06 07:49 PM   #14 
  - Bingo  malaise   Dec-10-06 07:51 PM   #15 
  - GHWB doesn't give a shit about W or Jeb or any Americans, he was  karlrschneider   Dec-10-06 07:53 PM   #16 
  - "Tasteless" is someone who glady profiteers from war while shedding tears ...  TahitiNut   Dec-10-06 08:39 PM   #18 
     - Let's not let their hate become our hate  Printer70   Dec-11-06 12:06 AM   #19 
        - When their actions are deserving of disgust, display disgust.  Chulanowa   Dec-11-06 01:48 AM   #20 
        - Death or Misery?  dollydew   Dec-11-06 05:26 AM   #22 
        - My 'hatred' is for the behavior ... for the corruption of privilege.  TahitiNut   Dec-11-06 09:45 AM   #23 
  - EXCELLENT!  nicknameless   Dec-10-06 07:45 PM   #13 
 

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