As you might imagine, the main (only) topic of the ‘toons this week is the horrific mass murder at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of 19 children and two teachers. And as she does each week, our friend TokyoSand has scanned the news sources and found the best of the ‘toons. Be forewarned, though … there is no humour here today, only broken hearts, anger, and grief. Still, the cartoonists have managed to put into a single picture what our own hearts are trying to say. Please be sure to follow the link at the bottom to see the rest of the ‘toons. Thank you, TS.
Editorial cartoons are very specific — they respond and react to current events. But what struck me this week as I watched cartoonists share their work on Twitter, was that it was sometimes hard to distinguish which cartoons were drawn in reaction to the Uvalde massacre this week, and which were responding to to previous mass shootings.
The deathly chill that came over me when I realized that most editorial cartoons about gun violence in America are evergreen…
be sure to check out the rest of the ‘toons!