Iraq Stability

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on December 1, 2006

Question(s)

1. How are each of the following portrayed by the cartoonists?
–President Bush
–the Iranian government
–Iraq stability

2. Explain the meaning of this cartoon.

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

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Answer(s)

1.  –President Bush is portrayed as Snow White
–The Iranian government is portrayed as the Wicked Stepmother
–Iraq stability is portrayed as the poisoned apple

2.  The Iranian government hates the U.S.  It is believed to be aiding insurgents in Iraq.  President Bush is being urged to negotiate with the Iranian government to get their help in stabilizing Iraq.  The cartoonists believe that negotiating with Iran would be harmful to the U.S.

 

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