Looks Harmless

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on March 1, 2019


Editorial cartoonists often use symbols to represent a person, group or idea.
1. What do the donkeys symbolize in this cartoon?
2.  What does the person in the cloak represent?
3. What is expected to happen when a person encounters the person in the cloak?

4. Which one best describes the main idea of Lisa Benson’s cartoon?
a) picking up hitchhikers could be deadly
b) Democrats are naive
c) Democrats’ embrace of extreme abortion policies will harm the party
d) if you pass the Grim Reaper hitchhiking, drive past him as quickly as possible to avoid death

Cartoon by Lisa Benson