Purpose Of A Political Cartoon

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Political cartoons can be very funny,especially if you understand the issue that they are commenting on. The main purpose of a political cartoon, is not to amuse, but to persuade. political cartoons are meant to draw your attention to a specific issue, and more importantly to sway your opinion. The cartoon provided depicts two police officers, one standing in the back ground holding a sign that says "Texas Voting Rights", the other officer hasboth knees on top of a person of color with his gun drawn. The thought bubble saying "I thought she was trying to vote". The cartoon seems to be similarto an incident that took place in Plano TX in which a young girl of color was tackled and pinned down by a police officer in a similar fashion,
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