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1.  Cartoonists often use exaggeration to make a point. What point is the cartoonist making through exaggeration?

2.  Ask a parent and a grandparent: Do you think the cartoonist is making a fair assertion?  Explain your answer.

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

Cartoon by Gary Markstein


1.  The cartoonist’s point is that too many people are entering the 2016 Republican primary race – he views it as ridiculous.  He is exaggerating the number of candidates entering the race.

2.  Opinion question. Answers vary.