Asking for a Raise

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 13, 2009


Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject: the tone of a cartoon can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, satirical, tongue-in-cheek, solemn, objective, cynical.
Which of the preceding words best describe the tone of this cartoon?

Cartoon posted with permission from the artist.