Occupy Wall Street in Political Cartoons

Tracy Wuster

See also a newer post with some newer cartoons here.

While not following Occupy Wall Street as closely as I would like due to a hectic schedule, I have noticed the role of humor in the protests, especially in the signs.

As M. Thomas Inge’s earlier post pointed out, political cartoons have long been a major form of humor in American political discourse.  With this in mind, here are  few cartoons that I have found worth considering:  (please also see Halloween specific Occupy cartoons here)

from: DailyKos cartoons (more here)

Mike Luckovich from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

See slideshow of cartoons here.

Please comment on cartoons and post links to others in the comments.

(c) 2011, all cartoons are copyrighted and used under fair use

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