Think back on all the tales that you remember – of Camelot. As run by Republicans. Hah.
Have to admit, I did not expect Harry Reid to forget about Sacred Senate TraditionTM and care about about actual functioning government, but there we are.
A frustrated Mitch McConnell says he looks forward to President Marco Rubio stacking the courts in 2016, but that's a bit like waiting for the return of the Great Prophet Zarquon.
And I'm going to keep a zip on it about the fact that there are no Doctor Who toons this week, although I know a lot of artists out there are fans. Harumph!
Today's toons were derived from a fifty year old commission report that no one – I'm serious, no one – really belives, based on the week's offerings at McClatchy DC, Cartoon Movement, Go Comics, Daryl Cagle's Political Cartoons, About.com, and other fine sources.
p3 Picks of the week: MikeLuckovich, Jack Ohman, Clay Bennett. Steve Sack, Nick Anderson, Signe Wilkinson, Rob Rogers, Steve Breen, Tony Auth, Pat Oliphant, Pat Bagley, Taylor Jones, Mario Piperni, Matt Wuerker, Jen Sorenson, and Monte Wolverton.
p3 Best of Show: Jim Morin.
p3 Legion of Merit: Joel Pett.
p3 Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium: Keven Kallaugher.
p3 World Toon Review: Patrick Chappatte (Switzerland), Emilio Agra (Venezuela), Osmani Simanca (Brazil), and Petar Pismestrovic (Austria).
Ann Telnaes reminds us: Every happy family is pretty much the same, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Mark Fiore brings a message from the Health Insurers of America.
Taiwan's Next Media Animation brings you the 50th Anniversary JFK Assasination Theory roundup. And as a bonus, here's their take on the forthcoming Amazing Spider -Man 2.
Tom Tomorrow is all about the alternatives.
Keith Knight has some shopping tips for high-end stores.
Tom the Dancing Bug remembers that moment for which we're all thankful.
Red Meat's Ted Johnson and his son review the list.
The Comic Strip Curmudgeon notices with some alarm the food compromises we make this week.
Comic Strip of the Day considers Broadway's hunger for overproduced, overpriced, unlikely adaptations.
Just because: We're presenting this not because it's classic animation. It's not even animation, really. We're presenting it just because.
The Big, but Could Be Bigger, Oregon Toon Block
Matt Bors looks the Obama adminstration in the digital age.
Jesse Springer isn't letting go of a painful irony.
Test your toon captioning kung fu at The New Yorker's weekly caption-the-cartoon contest. (Rules here.)