On Satire

The gunmen who killed 12 people in the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo are now dead after battles with police that claimed yet more innocent victims. The world stands in solidarity with France and its media, and rightly so. Nothing justifies answering the barbs of a cartoonist’s pen with the bullets of a Kalashnikov. But as the outrage dissolves and […]

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My personal favorite:   Christian Adams’ cartoon for The Daily Telegraph in London Worth 1,000 words: Heartbreaking cartoons mourning Charlie Hebdo attack As if to prove that pens are mightier than swords, cartoonists around the world reacted to the cold-bloodied assassination of their colleagues at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as only they can: with […]

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