Socialism

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 26, 2016

Question(s)

1. Which of the following do you think best describes the main idea of Lisa Benson’s cartoon?
Explain your answer.
a) everybody loves the ice cream man
b) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has promised to give free ice cream to every person who votes for him
c) Bernie Sanders’ popularity demonstrates the Democratic party’s move toward Socialism
d) people love Bernie Sanders because he has promised them lots of free stuff

2. Do you think the cartoonist is making a fair assertion? Explain your answer.

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

Cartoon by Lisa Benson
























Answer(s)

1. The answer could be either:
c) Bernie Sanders’ popularity demonstrates the Democratic party’s move toward Socialism OR
d) people love Bernie Sanders because he has promised them lots of free stuff
Opinion question. Answers vary.

2. Opinion question. Answers vary.