Ask the NSA

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on August 30, 2013


1. To what on-going news story is the cartoonist referring?

2. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon? Explain your answer.
a) solemn/serious
b) condescending/mocking
c) disgusted/cynical
d) sarcastic/humorous

3. Which comic device does the cartoonist use to make his point? Explain your answer.
a) irony
b) exaggeration
c) parody
d) pun

Cartoon by Joe Heller