The Week’s Best Cartoons 8/22

By Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

This week, editorial cartoonists captured the latest with the Post Office, as well as the Democratic Convention, Steve Bannon getting arrested, Trump trying to “cancel” Goodyear Tires in Ohio, and more.

Which one is your favorite this week?

Democratic Convention

By Ann Telnaes, Washington Post
By Matt Wuerker, Politico
By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press
By Mike Thompson, Detroit Free Press
By Christopher Weyant
By Bill Bramhall, New York Daily News
By Clay Jones

The Post Office

By Mike Luckovich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By Michael de Adder
By Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune
By Dan Wasserman
By Walt Handelsman, The Advocate
By Mark Fiore, KQED News

Steve Bannon Arrested

By Monte Wolverton
By Matt Davies, Newsday
By Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

Trump Attacks Goodyear

By eighthourlunch
By Jack Ohman, The Sacramento Bee
By Ed Hall

And Other News

By Signe Wilkinson, Philly Daily News & Philly Inquirer
By Daryl Cagle
By Kevin Siers, Charlotte Observer
By John Cole, The Times-Tribune
By Mike Luckovich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By Jack Ohman, The Sacramento Bee
By Matt Davies, Newsday

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13 replies

  1. The couple hugging their child is very touching.

  2. A good selection, as always. My favourite is the Christopher Weyant!

  3. Reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:
    As always, our friend TokyoSand has found the best of the best political cartoons this week. Some will bring a smile, others a growl, but they sum up the state of our nation with few or no words … such talent! Thanks again, TS!

  4. Disappointed you didn’t include this one https://www.patreon.com/posts/40604967 from 8/18/20 by Nick Anderson. Definitely worth sharing!

    • I thought about adding that to the Other News section. I do leave out some good cartoons that I think leave out too much context. It’s also why I don’t often include state-specific cartoons.

  5. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inexcusable negligence of not thanking you for this marvelous collection of The Week’s Best Cartoons. Having watched the entire DNC virtual conference, I find that the Matt Wuerker cartoon in Politco depicts it perfectly. The many great cartoons about the USPS are increasingly significant to me today. I attempted to watch the live video this morning of the House Committee of Oversight and Reform hearing led by Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney into Postmaster Louis DeJoy and Chairman Robert Duncan of the Postal Service Board of Governors recent actions…but never got past the Republicans and Democrats disagreements about the how and why it was being done! Instead I decided to read about it later. But, I digress. This comment is about thanking you for your tireless and appreciated work in finding and sharing humor where it is in short supply. Thank-YOU!!

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