Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on October 18, 2019


1. What two news stories about communist China (one a few days old; one 30 years old) did Gary Varvel combine to create this cartoon?

2. What word do you think best describes the cartoonist’s view of LeBron James' reaction to Houston Rockets' GM's retweet supporting Hong Kong protestors?  [The GM retweeted the image: “Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong,” which angered China’s communist government.]

The cartoonist thinks LeBron is:
a) hypocritical
b) uninformed
c) self-centered
d) other; your own description
Explain your answer.

Cartoon by Gary Varvel