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Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on June 7, 2013

Question(s)

1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the cartoonist’s tone?
a) solemn/serious
b) angry/bitter
c) apathetic/indifferent
d) cynical/sarcastic

2.  What news stories do you think the cartoonist believes the network news channels are covering up? Explain your answer.
a) sensational crime stories
b) natural disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods)
c) scandals that make the Obama administration look bad
d) celebrities behaving badly or getting arrested

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Glenn McCoy
























Answer(s)

1. d) cynical/sarcastic

2. c) scandals that make the Obama administration look bad