State of the Union 2018

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 2, 2018


1. Symbol is defined as: something that stands for or suggests something else; a visible sign of something invisible (the lion is a symbol of courage)
What does the donkey symbolize in this cartoon? What does the elephant symbolize?

2. a) What is the main idea of Lisa Benson’s cartoon?
b) Watch the video clip from the State of the Union. Do you agree with Lisa Benson's assertion in this cartoon? Explain your answer.

Cartoon by Lisa Benson