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    type of political comedy that is often undervalued today is political cartoons. Prior to the television becoming a mainstream medium, political cartoons constituted the majority of political comedy. This power stemmed from the fact that political cartoons were often presented in print media, such as newspapers and magazines. As print media has fallen out of demand, however, political cartoons ceded their position to late-night comedy shows. This is not to suggest that political cartoons cannot exist

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    Political Cartoons Another type of political comedy that is often undervalued today is political cartoons. Prior to the television becoming a mainstream medium, political cartoons constituted the majority of political comedy. This power stemmed from the fact that political cartoons were often presented in print media, such as newspapers and magazines. As print media has fallen out of demand, however, political cartoons ceded their position to late-night comedy shows. This is not to suggest that

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    Political Cartoons Shawn Palmer University of Phoenix Political cartoons have been with us from the 16th century to today, changing social agendas and shaping public opinion about political office holders. The creator of each cartoon makes each one represent his or hers opinion about what would be currently happening at that time. This paper will show you the start of political cartoons and the role played by political cartoons in setting social agendas also it will show how they are used today

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    Political cartoons are an illustrative technique that political cartoonist use to display a message to the viewers about government, world affairs, and politics. In 1754, publishers of the Pennsylvania Gazette published the first political cartoon illustrated by Benjamin Franklin (West, par. 1). Benjamin Franklin used his first political cartoon, titled Join or Die, to gain support from the colonies for the Crown’s war against the French (West, par. 1). Since the 1700s, illustrators use political

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    Political cartoons and satire are a prevalent way to depict the current viewpoints in the political system. In some cases, the cartoons can polarize people when they push the envelope too far. However, in many cases, Democrats and Republicans alike can join in laughing at the humor intended by the illustrators and writers. For my cartoon, I chose to draw a picture of an elephant crushing Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate. The meaning behind my cartoon is that even Republicans are

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    Originating in the 19th century, political cartoons are created and drawn as a means to deliver a message. Whether it be about politics, events or social concerns, the artist is able to express themselves creatively. The cartoons are not only meant to express the view of the creator, but are also open to interpretation. Most political cartoons have a biased point of view and uses rhetoric to persuade its audience. Benjamin Franklin created the first known American political cartoon, “Join or Die”. It was

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    a lot of controversies. Many political cartoons have been created for a multitude of different issues that have been occurring within the White House and in government. Chris Britt, a liberal cartoonist was inspired by these issues and created political cartoons regarding them. He is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist as well as a children’s book author. Christ decided to take on a cartoon in regards to the current healthcare system. In this specific cartoon, the main message is, “Slaughter

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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

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    Granlund cartoon is that kids are obsessed with technology and that they don’t notice their surroundings. The kids in the cartoon are looking down at their phones and not paying attention to the road they are crossing. The caption for this cartoon says “Better watch for kids… Because they’re NOT watching for you!” The author is essentially saying no matter what is going on kids will not notice their surroundings because they are preoccupied with their phones. In the background of this political cartoon

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    circulated a controversial political cartoon targeting the White House’s current residents, the President, and first lady. Within weeks many other news companies like CBS, NBC, and even Huffington post had some sort of written article on this controversy. This though had been one of many controversial cartoons they had circulated throughout their years of business. When they had circulated this one though they didn’t expect that big of a backlash. For them to keep their cartoon on the front page they

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