Economic equality

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on October 23, 2020


1. What is the meaning of this cartoon — What message is the cartoonist trying to get across?
a) The guy with the Genie in the lamp wants the rich man to share his wealth
b) Democratic Socialism will make us all equally poor
c) Life is not fair
d) Democratic Socialism is the great equalizer

2. What idiom best exemplifies the cartoonist’s intended meaning?
a) Big brother is watching you
b) Don't let the fox guard the henhouse
c) Be careful what you wish for
d) A fool and his money are soon parted

3. a) Ask a parent if he/she agrees with the cartoonist’s assertion and to explain why or why not.
b) Ask a teacher the same question.

Cartoon by Mike Lester