Golden Globes

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on January 13, 2017


1. An editorial cartoonist often uses humor to illustrate a news item. What recent news item is Dana Summers illustrating in this cartoon?

2. The Golden Globe Award is bestowed by the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
a) Do you support movie stars using this platform to bash the Republican president-elect?  Would your answer differ depending on the political party/candidates you support? Explain your answers.
b) Many in Hollywood and the media said Meryl Streep was brave for criticizing Trump in her speech. Do you agree? Explain your answer.

3. Why do you think the entertainment industry (Hollywood and musicians) uniformly support Democratic candidates and liberal policies?


Cartoon by Dana Summers