Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on December 7, 2012


1.  Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon?
a)  resigned/defeated
b)  angry/critical
c)  light-hearted/humorous
d)  sarcastic/cynical

2.  Editorial cartoonists often use symbols to represent an idea. What do the Donkeys symbolize?

3.  Write a statement that summarizes the news item to which this cartoon refers.

4.  Do you agree with the cartoonist's portrayal of Congressional Democrats? Explain your answer.

Cartoon by Jerry Holbert