1. A cartoonist often uses humor to illustrate a news item. What comic device does the cartoonist use to highlight this news story?
2. To what news item does this cartoon refer?
3. The U.S. Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Secret Service has two distinct areas of responsibility:
Do you think this cartoon is a fair depiction of Secret Service agents in general? Explain your answer.
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1. d) exaggeration
2. Last week, two senior Secret Service agents were accused of crashing a car into a White House security barrier. The agents reportedly drove a government car into the barricades after drinking at a late-night retirement party.
3. Opinion question. Answers vary.