This is one of the most powerful political cartoons I’ve seen in ages. The reference is brilliantly entertaining while very, -very- effectively driving the message home, and it’s all backed up with amazing artwork. You probably get this a lot (especially after the somethingawful Comedy Goldmine feature,) but this level of quality -needs- to be published somewhere.
Please release a book, I would buy it in a heartbeat!
[…] which they could come to a public forum consensus of action. ROFLMAO @ the Bush Deranged Obamatons. There have been a few unhappy individuals that have noticed Obama’s Bush-like actions. But this has not been the only time Pope Obama has recently pulled pages out of the George Bush Jr. […]
This is awesome! I discovered your site today in school while “working” on an assignment and was trilled to find a site with political editorial cartoons!
Even though I am for Obama, you just have to laugh at this!
[…] There have been a few unhappy individuals that have noticed Obama’s Bush-like ac… But this has not been the only time Pope Obama has […]
Outstanding. Absolutely outstanding.
But look at it this way. Had Frodo simply tossed the ring into the lava at his first opportunity, then Cheney, er, I mean *Gollum* would never have fallen in.
Think about it.
Obama is standing in for Isildur in this cartoon, with Russ Feingold in the role of Elrond.
So I guess that means we won’t be rid of Cheney for another 3,000 years.
This comic was featured (though without attribution, attempting to help fix) on reddit.com:
I’ve posted a link to this page in the comments. Here’s hoping your excellent work gets the proper credit.
just so you know, i am supposed to be writing a paper analyzing a political cartoon. i want to use this one so badly it hurts but a requirement of the assignment states that it must be published in a major daily newspaper, so i ended up using something else. but just so you know, i asked for permission to bend the rules and was denied. and i keep gazing at this cartoon instead of writing my paper.
Man, it must sting a bit to see Jon Stewart doing a worse version of this joke two years later.
It’s great how it took you one month to do this joke and most people didn’t realize it for a full year and a half
I love this joke here. xD
Aaaand… it’s still relevant! Patriot act = renewed!
*Bump* 2013 and still relevant!
[…] Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ to the real life savagery found in Washington (Or a combination of both), our species keeps humming along while men of high status claim more and more control over the […]
you were right then and you are still right. now where are the hobbits when you need them (and smeagol)
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